This is a count of women killed by known or suspected male violence in a Australia, jointly undertaken by Reclaim the Night Perth and Women Shout Out Australia.
Jackie Deng, 20, was allegedly punched, kicked and stabbed to death with a kitchen knife in her home at Unitt Street in Melton, Victoria on Sunday 13 March.
Ms Deng’s partner of more than three years, Nelson Makeny, 24, has been charged with one count of murder. The pair were in a relationship for several years, and had a two-year-old son together.
Condolences go to Ms Deng’s family and friends.
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