#20 – Man Murders Woman 2016

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.

On 9 April 2016, an unnamed woman (38) was found dead at a campsite in Bladensburg National Park, Qld. An unnamed man (39) believed known to the woman has been charged with assault occasioning bodily harm whilst armed. Both the woman and the man are from Kununurra, Western Australia. Investigations into the woman’s death are continuing and police are awaiting the outcome of a post-mortem to determine the cause of death.

UPDATE: the man charged in relation to this death is being reported as the victim’s partner.

Condolences go to the victim’s family and friends.

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We report the deaths of women as accurately as possible, updating these records as we are able to. If we have misreported any facts of this case, please contact us. We do not wish to affect any future court actions and will neither publish posts nor comments which do this.
Please bear in mind cultural sensitivities when sharing these reports. Where it is not culturally appropriate to do so, we will not report the victim’s name.

If you have any additional information about women killed by male violence in Australia in 2016, please email us at wimms@womenshoutoutaustralia.com or via the facebook pages of Reclaim the Night Perth or Women Shout Out Australia.


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