It’s with much sadness and dismay we report the 39th woman killed by male violence in Australia this year.
A 42 year old man has been charged with assault occasioning bodily harm and common assault in relation to the death of a 39 year old woman found by police and emergency services at a Greenacre home on 17th August 2016.
A report is being prepared for the coroner the violent death which is being reported as domestic violence.
Our hearts go out to the victim’s family & friends.
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, 95.1% of women killed in Australia in 2016 were killed by men (39 of the total 41 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 email@example.com or via the facebook pages of Reclaim the Night Perth or Women Shout Out Australia.