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Domestic Violence Killings Hit Five-Year High

7 days ago   |   By Huffington Post

The number of domestic violence killings has hit a five-year high, new figures show. Data obtained by the BBC from 43 police forces across the UK reveal that 173 people died in domestic violence-related homicides last year. The statistics, reported on Friday, show there were 165 domestic killings in 2014, 160 in 2015, 139 in 2016 and 141 in 2017. Other figures show around three-quarters of victims of domestic killings are women, while suspects are mostly male. The new data emerged after Boris Johnson pledged to reintroduce domestic abuse legislation in the next Queen's Speech. The prime...
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Domestic violence killings in UK at five-year high

Domestic violence killings in UK at five-year high

7 days ago   |   By The Guardian

Figures show 173 people died in domestic violence-related homicides in Britain last year The number of domestic violence killings has reached a five-year high, figures show. Data obtained by the BBC from 43 police forces across the UK reveal that 173 people died in domestic violence-related homicides last year.
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Number of domestic violence murder victims soars to a five-year high

Number of domestic violence murder victims soars to a five-year high

7 days ago   |   By Daily Mail

The number has risen from 141 in 2017, 139 in 2016, 160 in 2015 and 165 in 2014, figures show, as Boris Johnson pledged to reintroduce new domestic violence legislation in the next Queen's Speech.
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