A 25 year old woman was found dead in a house in Kernan Court, Craigieburn, Victoria on Sunday 6 November.
Homicide squad detectives have charged a 37-year-old Craigieburn man with common law assault and unlawful imprisonment.
He has been remanded to appear at the Melbourne Magistrates Court on Tuesday.
Our thoughts and condolences go 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, 92% of the alleged killers of women in Australia in 2016 were male (65 of the total 71 alleged perpetrators), with 12 missing or dead women on the watch list. 93% of women were killed, where known, by male perpetrators (or male and female perpetrators).
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