#66 – Man Murders Woman 2016


In an update to the 2016 list of women killed by men, we are sad to report the death of the 66th woman from known or presumed male violence.
Tanya Beattie, 41 had previously been on the watchlist after she was killed in an Ann St home in Eaton between November4 and 5 2016.
After a 5 week investigation, Ian Dennis Jones, 51, was charged with her murder in December 2016. He had been picked up in Boyanup 19 kms away, behaving erratically, around the time of her death.  The Ann St property she was found dead in was his home.


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.

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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