#34 – Man Murders Woman 2016


In Memory Man Murders Woman 2016

It is with much sadness we report the murder of the 34th woman to male violence in Australia this year.

Daryl Royston Wayne Cook, 34-35, has been charged with murder and aggravated armed robbery in relation to the death of Voula Delios on 23rd July 2016.

It is alleged that Mr Cook stabbed the 68 year old victim repeatedly and stole the cash from her A&B Food store on Elizabeth St, a busy cafe street in North Hobart.

Our hearts go out to Mrs Delios’s family & friends.


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The summary of women killed in 2016 listed by sex of known or presumed perpetrator is located here. Unsolved cases of the death or disappearance of women are also listed on this page.

At the time of posting, 94.4% of women killed in Australia in 2016 were killed by men (34 of the total 36 deaths), with 9 missing or dead women on the watch list.

The count of women killed by known or suspected male violence in a Australia is jointly undertaken by Reclaim the Night Perth and Women Shout Out Australia.

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 not intentionally publish posts or comments which do this.
Please bear in mind cultural sensitivities when sharing these reports. Where it is not culturally or legally 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.

Reclaim the Night Perth and Women Shout Out Australia

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