#59 – Man Murders Woman 2016

jasmine-walls

Jasmine Walls, 38, was killed Monday night 7th November while she had been visiting a friend in a Wythburn Avenue home in Balga, WA.

The man arrested over the brutal incident had been staying at the house.

Benjamin John Keiley, 28, appeared in Perth Magistrate’s Court charged with murder with deep bruising and cuts to his face.

The 28-year-old man allegedly struck Ms Walls with a brick and slashed her throat at her friend’s house on Wythburn Avenue.

Our thoughts are with Ms Walls’ family and friends.

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Background:

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 13 missing or dead women on the watch list. 93% of women were killed, where known, by male perpetrators (or male and female perpetrators).

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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