2018

127 women

2018

25 November

127 UK women had been killed by men or where a man is the principal suspect by 25 November this year. 127 women in 325 days is one woman dead every 2.5 days.

  1. 3 January 2018: Elizabeta Lacatusu, 44, was killed by 19 knife injuries to her chest and neck inflicted by her former partner, Genu Armeanu, 45, whom she had left the previous month.
  2. 5 January 2018: Terrie-Anne Jones, 52, was stabbed 26 times by her partner John Lewis, 56. Her injuries included an 8cm deep stab wound to her heart, 13 to her neck, three to her collarbone, and two to her chest, with defence wounds to both hands.
  3. 8 January 2018: Claire Tavener, 27, was stabbed 10 times with a lock-knife – including two to the neck and two to the chest by her husband Andrew Tavener, 45, who had been violent and abusive to her during their relationship.
  4. 9 January 2018: Julie Clark, 59, was found dead at home, she had died of stab wounds. Jason Nellist, 40, has been charged with her murder.
  5. 10 Jan 2018: Geraldine Mellor, 32, was strangled to death by her boyfriend of 6 months,  Darrell Rose, 36.
  6. 12 January 2018: Amelia Blake, 22, was killed whist travelling in Australia by her boyfriend Brazil Gurung, 33, who also killed himself.
  7. 13 January 2018: Cassie Hayes, 28, was killed by Andrew Burke, 30, the ex-partner of her girlfriend. He slit her throat.
  8. 24 January 2017: Claire Harris, 44, was killed by her ex- partner Ricardo Wilson, 50, whom she had allowed to stay in the flat she rented whilst he looked for a new home. She had suffered 86 injuries – half of them to her head and face.
  9. 26 January 2018: Cheryl Gabriel-Hooper, 51, was shot dead. A 45-year-old man was also injured was arrested on suspicion of murder. Cheryl had recently separated from her 45-year-old husband John Hooper.
  10. 29 January 2018: Janet Scott was stabbed by her ex-boyfriend Simon Mellors, she survived the attack but he ran her over and killed her as she tried to flee. Mellors had killed a former partner, Pearl Black in 1999 and killed Janet whist on licence.
  11. 29 January 2018: Paula Harris, 44, was strangled to death by her partner Michael Foster, 39.
  12. 6 February 2017: Ruksana Begum, 47, was stabbed by Mohammed Tafham, 30, the former boyfriend of her daughter. Tafham attempted to make it look like she had killed herself by placing the knife in her hand. She had suffered three major stab wounds to the front of her body and one of them passed right through her heart. A pathologist told the jury it would have been ‘very difficult’ for Mrs Begum to have done that herself.
  13. 13 February 2018: Saeeda Hussain, 54, suffered serious head injuries and was found dead at home. Muhammed Javed, 58, has been charged with murder.
  14. 13 February 2108: Danielle Richardson, 24, was stabbed 15 times in her face, neck and back by her boyfriend Michael Marler, 37.
  15. 16 Feb 2018: Sarbjit Kaur, 38, was found dead at home after what was set up to look like a botched robbery. She had been asphyxiated. Three months later, her husband Gurpreet Singh, 42, was been charged with her murder
  16. 17 February 2018: Jill Sadler, 58, was found strangled by her husband David Sadler, 61.
  17. 18 February 2018: Heather Jordan, 34, was strangled by Martin Corns, 52. Corns was a workmate who had been harassing and stalking Heather for some time. She had told him that she did not want a relationship with him.
  18. 21 February 2018: Lynn McNally, 46, died of multiple stab wounds inflicted by her partner Paul Beddoes, 44.
  19. 22 February 2018: Charlotte Teeling, 33, was last seen alive and was reported missing 4 days later. She was found dead on 2 March. She had been killed by Richard Bailey, 40, who had a string of violent offences against women.
  20. 25 February 2018: Mary Ragoobeer, 46, her 2 sons and 2 other women were killed in an explosion in a shop below the Ragoobeer’s’ flat. Arkan Ali, 37, Hawkar Hassan, 32, and Aram Kurd, 33, are currently on trial for 5 counts of manslaughter arson with intent to endanger life.
  21. 25 February 2018: Leah Reek, 18, and 4 others were killed in an explosion which destroyed a shop and the flat above it. Arkan Ali, 37, Hawkar Hassan, 32, and Aram Kurd, 33, are currently on trial for 5 counts of manslaughter arson with intent to endanger life.
  22. 25 February 2018: Viktoria Ijevleva, 22, and 4 others were killed in an explosion which destroyed a shop and the flat above it. Arkan Ali, 37, Hawkar Hassan, 32, and Aram Kurd, 33, are currently on trial for 5 counts of manslaughter arson with intent to endanger life.
  23. 27 February 2018: Denise also know as Crystal Gossett, who has in her 40s and her daughter Diane, 19, (below) son Edward, 16 and Diane’s young daughter, were killed in house fire. Daniel Allen, 27, has been charged with four counts of murder and one count of arson with intent to cause danger to life.
  24. 27 February 2018: Sabrina also known as Elektra Gossett, 19, her daughter, mother (above) and brother, were killed in a house fire. Daniel Allen, 27, has been charged with four counts of murder and one count of arson with intent to cause danger to life.
  25. 27 February 2018: Laura Huteson, 21, was stabbed in the throat by Jason Gaskell, 23. Previous partners of Gaskell said that he had a history of violent sadomasochist sex.
  26. 28 February 2018: Anne James, 74, was stabbed more than 40 times in her head and back by her grandson, Gregory Irvin, 25.
  27. Julie Reilly was sat seen alive on 6thFebruary 2018. Her disappearance became a murder investigation as parts of her body were found in April. Andrew Wallace, 41, has been charged with her murder.
  28. 5 March 2018: Laura Figueira de Farida, 47, was found stabbed to death at home shortly after the bodies of her husband Adelino Figueira de Farida, 57, and two sons aged 7 and 10, were found at the bottom of cliffs. Police say they believe she was and the children were murdered and are not looking for anyone else.
  29. 5 March 2018: Angela Rider, 51, was killed by Adrian Rodi, 51. It is not clear whether they had any connection.
  30. 6 March 2018: Fiona Scourfield, 54, was killed by her 16-year-old stepson Reuben Braithwaite who battered her head with an axe before slitting her throat with a Samuri sword.
  31. 17 March 2018: Jennifer Rogers, 56, was stabbed to death by her husband Peter Rogers, 61.
  32. 16 March 2018: Michelle Savage, 32, and her mum Heather Whitbread, 53, were shot dead by Michelle’s ex-husband Paul Savage.
  33. 16 March 2018: Heather Whitbread, 53, and her daughter Michelle Savage, 32, were shot dead by Michelle’s ex-husband Paul Savage.
  34. 21 March 2018: Diane Jones, 62, was stuck with a claw hammer wielded by her son Wayne Beer, 42. Her skull was fractured in several places.
  35. 30 March 2018: Jenny Cronin, 72, was doused in fuel and set alight by her ex-son-in-law Kieran Lynch, who also killed himself in the attack.
  36. 30 March 2018: Leyla Mtumwa, 36, was strangled then stabbed at least 49 times in her  head, neck, body and arms by her husband Kema Salum, 38. Salum had been extremely violent to a previous partner.
  37. 31 March 2018: Ourania Lambrou, 80, died after being pushed to the ground by Harry Goodwin-Sim, 29. She hit her head and died of a brain haemorrhage, which was caused by the assault.
  38. 2 April 2018: Tanesha Melbourne, 17, died in her mother’s arms after having been shot in a drive-by shooting.
  39. 6 April 2018: Tracy Stonehouse, 51, was battered repeatedly around the head, strangled her and then stabbed her six times by her husband Arthur Stonehouse, 73.
  40. 7 April 2018: Lesley Potter, 66, was strangled by her husband Derek Potter, 63. He attempted to make her death look like suicide but confessed to killing her to a colleague.
  41. 10 April 2018: Alexis Flynn, 42, died after having been stabbed to death, allegedly by her ex-partner, David Payne, 51. He was also charged with punching her on the face and body, putting his hands round her neck and compressing in February this year.
  42. 12 April 2018: Viktorija Sokolova, 14, was raped and killed through blunt force trauma to her head. She was found dead a day after being reported missing. A 16-year-old male has been charged with rape and murder.
  43. 12 April 2018: Margaret Howlett, 63, was stabbed to death by her husband of less approximately 1 year, David Pawluk, 59.
  44. 13 April 2018: Maryna Kavaliauskas, 35, was strangled to death with a ligature.
  45. 14 April 2018: Angela Craddock, 40, was beaten to death and died of blunt force trauma inflicted by her partner William Smart,54, who had just been released from prison for a previous assault on her. She had over 100 injuries and was so badly injured she had to be identified by her fingerprints
  46. 15 April 2018: Samantha Clarke, 38, was stabbed to death. Jordan Clarke, 21, believed to be her nephew, has been charged with her murder.
  47. 18 April 2018: Jennifer Morgan, 33, was stabbed to death. Her partner, Hugh Baird, 39, was charged with her murder.
  48. 20 April 2018: Julie Hunt, 47, was found seriously hurt after being attacked and died of her injuries. Florin Ion, 31, has been charged with her murder.
  49. 22 April 2018: Hollie Kerrell, 28, was reported missing and later found dead, buried in a shallow grave. Her husband of 5 years from who she had recently separated, Christopher Kerrell, 35, used a hammer to batter the right side of her head before strangling her.
  50. 26 April 2018: Elizabeth Lacey, 63, was stabbed to death.  Her son, Christopher Lacey, 21, has been detained under the Mental Health Act in relation to her death.
  51. 27 April 2018: Fiona Fisher, 51, was stabbed by her son Thomas Fisher,
  52. 28 April 2018: Faye Caliman, 30 was stabbed 12 times by her husband Marian Caliman in her face, neck, stomach, heart and back, where part of the blade snapped off. He who filmed himself slapping and shouting abuse at her before he killed her.
  53. 13 May 2018: Onees Khatoon, 71, was strangled by her son, Majid Butt, 51.
  54. 14 May 2018: Jessica Patel, 34, was found dead after suffering serious injuries. Her husband Mitesh Patel, 36, has been charged with her murder.
  55. 15 May 2018: Rosina Coleman, 85, was killed through blunt force trauma to her head and neck inflicted with a hammer. 65-year-old ‘handyman’ Paul Prause has been charged with her murder.
  56. 18 May 2018: Bernadette Green, 88, was found dead. Her death was not initially thought to be suspicious, but after post mortem tests, her son John Green, 65, was charged with her murder.
  57. 20 May 2018: Sophie Cavanagh, 31, was found dead. An autopsy found that she had died of compression to the neck. Her estranged husband, Martin Cavanagh, 35, has been charged with her murder.
  58. 20 May 2018: Angela Conoby, 54, stabbed to death by her partner of more than 30 years, Peter Stagis, 60.
  59. 25 May 2018: Christina Abbotts, 29, was found bludgeoned to death in her bed after failing to turn up at celebrations planned for her birthday. Zahid Naseem, 47, has been charged with her murder.
  60. 28 May 2018: Laura Mortimer, 31, and her 11-year-old daughter Ella Dalby, were stabbed to death by Christopher Boon, an ex-partner of Laura.. Police said Boon had a history of violence and in 2010 he was handed a suspended sentence for attacking a former partner and her mother.
  61. 29 May 2018: Denise Rosser, 38, was found dead at home where she had been beaten to death. She had recently told friends that she was frightened to go home. Simon Winston, 49, has been charged with her murder.
  62. 29 May 2018: Joanne Bishop, 39, died in hospital 4 days after her partner Shane Clarke, 52, stabbed her 29 times with a screwdriver.
  63. 31 May 2018: Jill Hibberd, 71, was stabbed to death. Lee Fueleop, 40, has been charged with murder, theft and burglary.
  64. 1 June 2018: Andra Hilitanu, 28, suffered multiple injuries including a fatal neck wound. Her unborn child also died in the attack. Her boyfriend,  Ioan Campeanu, 43, has been charged with her murder.
  65. 1 June 2018: Molly Frank, 61, died of a brain haemorrhage 24 hours after an attack which resulted in head injuries by Ahmed Seddiki, 95, for whom she was a carer.
  66. 6 June 2018: Sofija Kaczan, 100, died in hospital after having her neck and cheek broken in a robbery. Arthur Waszkiewicz, 39, has been charged with robbery and manslaughter.
  67. 8 June 2018: Tina Cantello, 49, was reported missing after she failed to turn up for work. She was found dead the next day with multiple stab wounds. Geoffrey Hutton, 38, has been charged with her murder.
  68. 9 June 2018: Marie Gibson, 35, was found dead at home.  The cause of her death was described as “blunt force head, oblique facial injuries”  Her partner Shane Murphy, 27, has been charged with her murder.
  69. 12 June 2018: Gitana Matukeviciene, 50, died in hospital 3 days after being assaulted in Dagenham, London on 9 June. Dimitrij Platov, 52, had been charged with attempted murder.
  70. 12 June 2018: Tracy Patsalides , 40, was found dead with head and neck injuries in a seafront shelter in Eastbourne. Wayne Marshall, 38, has been charged with her murder.
  71. 23 June 2018: Gita Suri, 56, was stabbed to death. Her partner Gary Davis, 50 has been charged with her murder.
  72. 30 June 2018: Klarissa-Charlene Faith, 26, was found dead by police who had been called to her home. Her partner, Stuart Hall, 47, has been charged with her murder.
  73. 1 July 2018: Shuren Ma, 72, was found with a critical head injury and died at the scene by police who had been called to a disturbance. A man in his 70s was found with stab wounds. The police are not looking for anyone else.
  74. 6 July 2018: Samantha Toms, 47, was found dead at home. Her partner Ralph Fairman, 50, has been charged with her murder.
  75. 7 July 2018: Lorna Myers, 54, was stabbed to death and her 14-year-old son was also badly injured. Malo Myers, 32, has been charged with her murder.
  76. 8 July 2018: Stela Marisabel Domador-Kuzma, 34, was stabbed to death by Ryan Thornton. Thornton has also admitted to charges of possessing indecent images of children.
  77. 8 July 2018: Patricia Franks, 86, was killed by her husband Lawrence Franks, 84.
  78. 8 July 2018: Dawn Sturgess, 44, was killed after applying the nerve agent novichok which had been discarded in a counterfeit perfume bottle. The UK government believe it was the same military-grade substance used in an attack on a former Russian spy and are said the hold the Russian state responsible.
  79. 10 July 2018: Gina Ingles, 34, and her 4 year old son, Milo, 4, died of smoke inhalation after a fire in their home. Her partner, 26, remains in hospital. A 23-year-old has been released under investigation pending further enquires.
  80. 12 July 2018: Riasat Bi, 86, died of multiple stab wounds. Madni Ahmed, 20, has been charged with her murder.
  81. 12 July 2018: Katerina Makunova, 17, was stabbed to death. Oluwaseyi Dada, 21, has been charged with her murder.
  82. 19 July 2018: Lesley Davies, 81, died in hospital after being attacked in the street. A 69-year-old man has been detained under the mental Health Act and her death is being treated as murder.
  83. 24 July 2018: Sheila Thomas, 69, was found dead with stab wounds at her home in South London. David Thomas, 73, has been charged with her murder.
  84. 26 July 2018: Lucy McHugh, 13, was found stabbed to death. Stephen-Alan Nicholson, 24, e was bailed and later remanded in custody charged with withholding information.
  85. 27 July 2018: Sam Eastwood, 28, was found dead in a shallow grave 8 days after being strangled by Michael Stirling, 32.
  86. 2 August 2018: Karen Peter, who was in her 50s, was found dead after a house fire in Dagenham, E. London. Thomas Peter, 50, has been charged with murder and arson with intent to endanger life.
  87. 3 August 2018: Kelly Franklin, 29, was stabbed to death in the street in what police have described as a ‘targeted attack’. Torbjorn (Ian) Kettlewell, 30, has been charged with her murder and possession of a bladed article.
  88. 6 August 2018: Katherine Kemp, 31, was found stabbed to death after her husband Thomas Kemp jumped out of a window.. Her death is being treated as murder, his as suicide.
  89. 6 August 2018: Tracey Evans, 52, was found dead in a flat in Leicestershire. Jeremy Clarke, 54, has been charged with her murder.
  90. 7 August 2018: Marie Walker, 61, was found dead by the police in Edinburgh after neighbours raised concerns. Robert Douglas, 62, has been charged with her murder.
  91. 15 August 2018: Simonne Kerr, 31, died after being stabbed in her home in South London. Her partner, Desmond Sylva, 40, has been charged with her murder.
  92. 15 August 2018: Barbara Davison, 66, was found dead in Redcar. Paul Plunkett, 61, has been charged with her murder.
  93. 21 August 2018: Kaltoun Saleh, 43, died in hospital after sustaining serious burns in a fire at her home in north London on 5 July. 4 children escaped unhurt. Abdi Quule, 42, had previously been charged with attempted murder.
  94. 22 August 2018: Carole Harrison, 73, was found dead after a fire at her house in South West London. Police say she had been attacked before the fire.
  95. 26 August 2018: Sharon Perett, 37, was found dead due to blunt force trauma trauma. Her partner Daniel O’Malley-Keyes, 30, has been charged with murder, it is alleged that Sharon was “beaten to death over the course of a weekend”.
  96. 26/27 August 2018: Raneem Oudeh, 22, was stabbed to death with her mother, Khaola Saleem, 49. Her former partner, Janbaz Tarin, 21, has been charged with their murders.
  97. 26/27 August 2018: Khaola Saleem, 49, was stabbed to death with her daughter, Raneem Oudeh, 22. Raneem’s former partner Janbaz Tarin, 21, has been charged with their murders.
  98. August 2018: Eileen Baxter, * 75, died of multiple organ failure following the puncture of her bowl caused by a vaginal mesh implant. The insufficiently tested and poorly regulated plastic mesh devices have been called the greatest health scandal since Thalidomide.
  99. 1 September 2018: Celia Levitt, 68, was strangled. Her son, Barry Levitt, 36, has been charged with her murder.
  100. 2 September 2018: Julie Owens, 52, died in hospital 11 days after being seriously assaulted, allegedly by her 30-year-old son John Owens.
  101. 5 September 2018: Joan Hoggett, 62, was stabbed multiple times whilst at work in a local shop. Ethan Mountain, 29, has been charged with her murder.
  102. 6 September 2018: Memunatu Warne, 43, died of smoke inhalation after a masked man riding a moped threw a petrol bomb through a window of the home of a relative she was visiting. 3 men, Kurtis Freeman, 21, Matthew John, 19, and Martin McArdle, 28, have been charged in relation to her death.
  103. 6 September 2018: Kylie Dembrey, 28, died following an attack at her home in which she was stabbed and strangled. Her partner Mark Sinclair, 30, has been charged with her murder.
  104. 9 September 2018: Susan Gyde, 52, was found by polict when they were called to attend to a serious assault. She was pronounced dead later in hospital. Her husband Philip Gyde, has been charged with murder.
  105. 20 September 2018: Kay Martin, 49, was killed at her home in Sunderland by her husband Alan Martin, 53, who then killed himself.
  106. 21 September 2018: Cristina Magda-Calancea, 26, was stabbed to death in Kings Lynn, Norfolk, on 21 September. Gediminas Jasinska, 29, has been charged with her murder.
  107. 21 September 2018: Frances Hubbard, 81, died of multiple stab wounds. Her husband Michael Hubbard, 81has been detained under the Mental Health Act after being questioned by police in relation to her death.
  108. 23 September 2018: Sandra Zmijan, 32, was found bludgeoned to death with head injuries caused by a blunt object. Wojciech Tadewicz, 26, has been charged with her murder.
  109. 25 September 2018: Margaret Harris, 78, and her daughter Sharon Harris, 55, were stabbed to death. Witnesses said they tried to intervene in an argument between a man and a woman. Jack Ralph, 28, has been charged with their murders.
  110. 25 September 2018: Sharon Harris, 55, and her mother Margaret Harris, 78, were stabbed to death. Witnesses said they tried to intervene in an argument between a man and a woman. Jack Ralph, 28, has been charged with their murders.
  111. 26 September 2018: Jeanna Maher, 51, was bound with a ligature at her wrists and ankles and repeatedly hit on the head and a body with an unknown implement. Her husband Peter Maher, 578, has been charged with her murder.
  112. 30 September 2018: Glenda Jackson, 44, was stabbed to death. Two brothers, Nicholas Curtis, 32, and Stuart Curtis, 31, have been charged with her murder.
  113. 1 October 2018: Avan Najmadeen, 32, was found stabbed to death in her home. Dana Abdullah, 35, has been charged with her murder.
  114. 8 October 2018: Natalie Saunders, 33, was found dead. Police have said that they believe she was strangled. Stephen Charlton, 24, has been charged with her murder.
  115. 22 October 2018: Nazia Ali, 25, was found dead. Mohammed Anhar, 32, has been charged with her murder.
  116. 24 October 2018: Teresa Garner, 46, died of significant head injuries from severe blunt force trauma with a hammer. Her husband John Garner, 51, has been charged with her murder.
  117. 28 October 2018: Lynn Forde, 35, was found dead after her partner Phil Osborne, 36, called the police and told them that her had killed her.
  118. 29 October 2018: Mavis Bran, 69, died in hospital after suffering severe burns in the chip shop she owned. Her husband Geoff Bran, 70, has been charged with murder.
  119. 6 November 2018: Fiona McDonald, 44, was found dead by police who had been called to attend to ‘a disturbance’. William Finlay, 56, has been charged in relation to her death.
  120. 8 November 2018: Natalie Smith, 34, was found with life threatening injuries and later died in hospital. She had been stabbed. Her partner Craig Stewart, 36, was also dead. The police said Natalie was assaulted and that they are not looking for anyone else in connection to the incident.
  121. 12 November 2018: Tanseen Sheikh, was found dead with multiple injuries at her home. Her husband, Naseer Khan, 66, has been charged with her murder and has been accused of bludgeoning her to death with a vase.
  122. 12 November 2018: Sana Muhammad, 35, was shot in the stomach with a crossbow. She was pronounced dead by doctors who were able to deliver the baby she was carrying. Ramanodge Unmathallegadoo, 50, has been charged with her murder.
  123. 12 November 2018: Katarzyna (Kasia) Paszek, 39, died in hospital after an alleged police attack. Police said a 40-year-old man had been released on conditional bail and their investigation was continuing.
  124. 13 November 2018: Pauline Kilkenny, 59, was found dead at her home after concerns were raised when she didn’t turn up at work. A 28-year-old male has been charged in relation to her death.
  125. 16 November 2018: Maureen Watkins, 75, died from multiple stab wounds. Her son Edward Watkins, has been charged in relation to her death.
  126. 17 November 2018: Jacqueline Allen, 65, died in a house fire, allegedly shortly after warning the police that her daughter’s ex-partner was dangerous. Simon Childs, 51, is charged with her murder and the attempted murder of her 12-year-old granddaughter.
  127. 24 November 2018: Samantha Gosney, 29, was stabbed to death in her home.  Adam Brettle, 23, has been charged in relation to her murder.

Please let me know if you have any information about the deaths of and charging in relation to  Agnieszka Swierczynska-Jaros, Cecilia Seddon, Nicola Roberts , Bethany Marie Beales, Carole Harrison, Bianca Martina Thomas, Barbie Pigg, Sarah Wellgreen , Anne-Marie Pomphret and Unmar Sanam.

 

Last updated 24 September 2018.

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