Category Archives: domestic violence

In Memoriam: Marie Stewart (Died 18th December 2010)

Marie Stewart (30) was a graduate of Huddersfield University and worked with disabled children. She was also the devoted mother of two children. She lived in a house in Perseverance Place, Holmfirth, West Yorkshire, and died there on 18th December … Continue reading

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In Memoriam: Alami Gotip (Died 25th May 2011)

Alami Gotip (22) was a young mother of two children. She died on 25th May 2011 after being stabbed more than 30 times in a frenzied attack at her home while her young children were asleep upstairs. Police found Ms … Continue reading

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Guest Contribution from Andy Winter – Burying Male Violence in Para 26

In today’s edition of my local paper, the Brighton Argus, there are three stories that caught my eye: ‘Woman is slashed in the street’, ‘Husband admits stabbing and killing his wife’ and ‘Retirement dream to a murder scene’. Each is … Continue reading

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Amanda Beresford: In Memoriam (Died 26th August 2010)

On 22nd July 2010 Amanda Beresford was attacked by her boyfriend Jeffrey Clarke (42) at her home at 224 Haymill Close, Perivale, West London. He had done it before. On this occasion, while Amanda was sitting on the side of … Continue reading

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Sex Offences Up Again – Nick Herbert Must Do Better

The latest statistics from police records and the British Crime Survey show a drop in crime in the 12 months to December 2010. However, the number of sexual offences recorded by police rose from 53,091 in 2009 to 54,602 last … Continue reading

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Victoria Meek and Two Daughters: Stabbed (April 2011)

On 12th April 2011 Victoria Meek (23), a lone mother, and her two daughters aged three and six, were taken to hospital after being stabbed at their home, a top-floor flat near Norwich city centre. A 28-year-old man – thought … Continue reading

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Emma Ward: In Memoriam (Died March 2010)

Emma Ward (21) was killed by her husband Nicky Ward (29) in March 2010. , On 12th April 2011 unemployed Ward was convicted of murdering Emma, a pub waitress,  at the home they shared in Rockland St Peter, Norfolk. The … Continue reading

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