2020

At least 107 UK women have been killed by men (or where a man is the principal suspect) so far in 2020:

  1. 1 January 2020: Helen Almay, 39, was stabbed to death along with her partner. Helen’s estranged husband, Rhys Hancock, 39, has been charged with their murders.
  2. 1 January 2020: Magdalena Pacault, 46, was  strangled and beaten to death in her home in Liverpool.  Her partner, Piotr Cichy, 48, has been charged with her murder.
  3. 3 January 2020: Katherine Bevan, 53, was found dead in an animal pen on at farm in Devon where she volunteered. Luigi Palmas, 26, was charged with her murder and a further count of assault occasioning actual bodily harm on 20th January.
  4. 16 January 2020: Claire Nash, 33, died in Newmarket, Suffolk. She had been strangled and stabbed 10 times. Charles Jessop, 33, has been charged with her murder.
  5. 16 January 2020: Kelly Price, 39 was found dead at her home in Gillingham, Kent. Her partner, Benjamin Bowler, 40, had strangled her to death.
  6. 20 February 2020: Tahereh Pirali-Dashti, 40, died in hospital after police had been called to A406, in London to attend to reports of an altercation between the occupants of two vehicles. Robert Barrow 54, was charged with her murder on 17 April and also with assault of a 56-year-old man.
  7. 22 January 2020: Beverley Denahy, 61, was found with serious head injuries in her home in N.E. London  after her husband called the police concerned for her welfare. Their 24-year-old son, Mitchell Denahy, has been charged in relation to her death.
  8. 23 January 2020: Gian Kaur Bhandal, 83, wasfound dead at home in Stourbridge by paramedics, after her son called an ambulance. She  she had suffered a fractured sternum, a broken arm and several broken ribs. Her husband, Pargan Singh Bhandal, 83,has been charged with her murder.
  9. 24 January  2020: Margaret Grant, 79, died in hospital after being assaulted in her home in Edinburgh. Police are looking for a white male.
  10. 1 February 2020: Kymberli Sweeney, 27, was found dead by ambulance crew in Paisley . Shaun Wilson, 27, has been charged in relation to her death.
  11. 9 February 2020: Mary Haley, 75, was found dead in her home in Hamilton, Lanarkshire. Her son Craig Haley, 35, has been charged in relation to her death.
  12. 15 February 2020: Cherith Van Der Ploeg, 60, was found dead in her home in Norwich. Her estranged husband Cornelius Van Der Ploeg, 63, has been charged with her murder.
  13. 15 February 2020: Ann Mowbray, 80, was found dead with multiple stab injuries at home in Studley, Warwickshire. Her husband Ronald Mowbray, 82, has been charged with her murder.
  14. 22 February 2020: Debbie Zurick, 56, was shot dead by her husband John Zurick, 67; he later died of self inflicted injuries.
  15. 25 February 2020: Jasbir Kaur, 54, and her husband were found dead at home. Her son, Anmol Chana, 25, had been charged in relation to their deaths.
  16. 25 Febrary 2020: Li Qing Wang, 35, was found stabbed to death in Leyton, East London. Yixing Song, 54, has been charged with her murder.
  17. 26 February 2020: Janice Woolford, 68, was stabbed to death in a home in Sunderland. Police believe she was killed by her son, Michael Woolford, 44, who is thought to have killed himself.
  18. 2 March 2020: Bhavini Pravin, 21, was stabbed and found seriously injured at a property in Leicestershire, she was pronounced dead by ambulance staff.  Jigukumar Sorthi, 23, has been charged with her murder.
  19. 2 March 2020: Valerie Jozunas, 78, was found dead in a house in Safron Walsen, Essex when emergency services were called to attend to her welfare. Mark Jozunas, 49, has been charged with her murder. 
  20. 6 March 2020: Janice Child, 64, was found dead at a property in Liverpool. A post mortem found she died of severe blunt force injuries to the head. Her son, Robert Children, 37, has been charged with her murder.
  21. 13 March 2020: Vanita Nowell, 68, was found dead at home in London by emergency services. She had died of head injuries and respiratory failure. Her son, Andrew Sheperd, has been charged with her murder.
  22. 15 March 2020: Tracey Kidd, 57, was found dead with head injuries by police responding to a call about concern for her welfare at a property in London. Paul Vissers, 40, has been charged with her murder.
  23. 16 March 2020: Nelly Mustafa, 43, and her neighbour Zahida Bi, 52, were stabbed to death in Birmingham. Tamer Mustafa, 40, Nelly’s husband, has been charged with their murders.
  24. 16 March 2020: Zahida Bi, 52, was stabbed to death along with her neighbour, Nelly Mustafa, 43.  The husband of her neighbour, Tamer Mustafa, 40, has been charged with their murders.
  25. 17 March 202: Josephine Kaye, 88, died in hospital, 19 days after being pushed to the ground in her home in Staffordshire, by a man posing a gas engineer.
  26. 19 March 2020: Shadika Mohsin Patel, 40, was found with stabbing injuries in the street in East London and later died in hospital. So far, three men have been arrested in relation to her death.
  27. 19 March 2020: Maureen Kidd, 74, was stabbed and suffered blunt force trauma to the head by means unknown and was found dead in a property in Kirkaldy, Scotland. Her son, Trevor Kidd, 41, was charged in relation to her death and later aquitted on mental health grounds..
  28. 22 March 2020: Wendy Morse, 71, was found dead at her home in Staffordshire. Kenneth Andrew McDermid, 42, was extradited from Sweden where he had been detained in custody, and has been charged with her murder.
  29. 23 March 2020: Nageeba Alariqy, 47, was found dead at home in Birmingham, the cause of her death has been given at pressure to the neck. Abeen Thabet, 49, has been charged with her murder.
  30. 25 March 2020: Elsie Smith,71, was found dead at home with stab wounds to her head and neck. [police believe she was lkilled by her husband Alan Smith, 71, before he killed himself.
  31. 26 March 2020: Kelly Stewart, 41, died of impact injuries to her head. She was found dead in a churchyard, in Newham, E. London. Kieran Rifat, 21, has been charged wth her murder.
  32. 26 March 2020: Gwendoline Bound, 80, was shot dead by her son John Bound, 59, in their home in Camrmarthenshire, Wales,
  33. 27 March 2020: Ruth Williams, 67, was found unconscious at home in Wales by the police. She was taken to hospital where she was pronounced dead. Anthony Williams, 69, her husband of 44 years, has been charged with her murder.
  34. 29 March 2020: Victoria Woodhall, 31, was stabbed to death. Her former husband, Craig Woodhall, 40, has been charged with her murder.
  35. 29 March 2020: Kelly Fitzgibbons, 40, and her two daughters, Ava, 4 and Lexi, 2, were shot dead. It is believed that her husband, the children’s father Robert Needham, 42, killed them and the family dog before killing himself.
  36. 29 March 2020: Caroline Walker, 50, and her daughter, Katie Walker, 24, was stabbed to death by their husband/father Gary Waller, 57. Their bodies were discovered after a fire in which Gary Walker killed  himself.
  37. 29 March 2020: Katie Walker, 24, and her daughter, Caroline Walker, 50, was stabbed to death by their father/husband Gary Waller, 57. Their bodies were discovered after a fire in which Gary Walker killed  himself
  38. 29 March 2020: Zobaidah Salangy, 28, was last seen at home before, reportedly, going for a run. Her husband Nezam Salangy, 42, has been charged with her murder and Mohammed Ramin Salangy, 29, has been charged with assisting an offender.
  39. 30 March 2020: Betty Dobbin, 82, was discovered dead at home by police in Belfast. Her grandson, Alan Gingles, 32, who lived with her, has been charged with her murder.
  40. 1 April 2020: Sonia Calvi, 56, and a 59-year-old man were stabbed to death in London. Daniel Briceno-Garcia, 44, has been charged with their murders.
  41. 8 April 2020: Marian Ismail, 57, Police attending a call of concern about a woman’s welfare in Edmonton, London, found Marian Ismail, with serious injuries. Attending ambulance services pronounced her dead. Her husband, Hussain Yusuf Egal, 65, has been charged with her murder.
  42. 8 April 2020: Daneilla Espirito Santo, 23, was found dead in her flat in Grantham. Julio Jesus, 30, has been charged with manslaughter and ABH.
  43. 11 April 2020: Ruth Brown, 52, was found dead in a house in Bognor Regis. Wayne Morris, 47, has been charged with her murder.
  44. 16 April 2020: Denise Keane-Barnett-Simmon, 36, died in hospital after a fire at her home. Damion Simmons, 44, has been charged with murder, arson with intent to endanger life, criminal damage, disclosing private & sexual photographs with intent to cause distress, and voyeurism.
  45. 18 April 2020: Jadwiga Szczygielsk, 77,  was found dead in her home in Edinburgh. A 44-year-old man has been charged with her murder.
  46. 22 April 2020: Emma McParland, 39, was stabbed to death in Belfast. Her son, Jordan Kennedy, 21, has been charged with her murder.
  47. 30 April 2020: Louise Aitchison, 33, was found dead by paramedics in her home in East Kilbride, Scotland. A 35-year-old man has been charged with her murder.
  48. 3 May 2020: Silke Hartshorne-Jones, 41, was shot dead at her home in Suffolk. Her husband, Peter Hartshorne-Jones, 51, has been charged with her murder.
  49. 7 May 2020: Hyacinth Morris, 67, was found dead in her home in Manchester. Leroy Planton, 41, said to live at the same address was located after a police search and has been detained under the mental health act.
  50. 8 May 2020: Louise Smith, 16,  was last seen alive. Her body was found in woodland in Hampshire on 21 May. Shane lee Mays, 29, was charged with her murder on 28 May.
  51. 10 May 2020: Claire Parry, 41, died in hospital of a brain injury caused by strangulation the day after being found in a car park. Timothy Brehmer, 41, with whom she had reportedly been in a relationship  for 10 years, has been charged with her murder.
  52. 17 May 2020: Aya Hachem, 19, died shortly after she was shot from a car window in Blackburn, Lancashire. Police are seeking occupants of a light-coloured, possibly metallic green, Toyota Avensis, which was seen leaving the scene of the shooting.
  53. 20 May 2020: Melissa Belshaw, 32, was stabbed to death at her home in Wigan. Andrew Wadsworth, 36, said to be her ex-partner. Has been charged with her murder.
  54. 25 May 2020: The body of Yvonne McCann, 46, was found in several parts in a park in Stockport, Greater Manchester. It is thought she had been killed between 22 and 25 May. Her husband, Thomas McCann, 48, has been charged with her murder.
  55. 29 May 2020: Lyndsey Alcock, 45, was found dead in a house in Liverpool. On 12 December 2020, Carl Alcock, 45, was charged with her murder.  A post mortem gave the cause of her death as  “mixed depressant drug toxicity with pneumonia”.
  56. 1 June 2020: Aneta Zdun, 40 and her daughter Nikiletta Zdun, 18, were killed at their home in Wiltshire. It has been reported that their throats were slit. Marcin Zdun, 39, their husband/father has been charged with their murders.
  57. 1 June 2020: Nikiletta Zdun, 18,  and her mother Aneta Zdun, 40 , were killed at their home in Wiltshire. It has been reported that their throats were slit. Marcin Zdun, 39, their father/husband has been charged with their murders.
  58. 3 June 2020: Mandy Houghton, 58, was found dead and with head injuries in her home in Lancashre. Alan Fare, 72, has been charged with her murder.
  59. 5 June 2020: Amy-Leanne Stringfellow, 26, was found fatally injured at home in Doncaster, S.Yorkshire. Terence Papworth, 45, has been charged with her murder.
  60. 7 June 2020: Bibaa Henry, 46, and her sister Nicole Smallman, 27, had celebrated Bibaa’s 46th birthday in a park in London, with friends on 5 June. Two days later their bodies were found, they had been stabbed to death. Danyal Hussein, 18, was charged with their murders in July.
  61. 7 June 2020: Nicole Smallman, 27, and her sister Bibaa Henry, 46, had celebrated Bibaa’s 46th birthday in a park in London, with friends on 5 June. Two days later their bodies were found, they had been stabbed to death. Danyal Hussein, 18, was charged with their murders in July.
  62. 16 June 2020: Dawn Bennet, 59,  died in hospital on her birthday after being stabbed in her home in Lewisham on 10th June. Her son, Jamal Sealy, 31, pleaded guilty to manslaughter by reason of diminished responsibility and has been detained in a secure hospital.  
  63. 19 June 2020: Gemma Marjoram, 38, (also known as Gemma Cowey) was stabbed to death in the grounds of a derelicy hospital in Norwich. Her husband Michael Cowey, 48, has been charged with her murder.
  64. 25 June 2020: Karolina Zinkeviciene, 30, was found dead at her home in Spalding. Police believe she was killed by Breshnev Ruiters, 34, who also killed himself.
  65. 25 June 2020: Rosemary Hill, 87, died in hospital, 4 days after being assaulted. Guy Unmack, 45, has been charged in relation to her death and detained under the Mental Health Act.
  66. 5 July 2020: Jackie Hoadley, 58, was found dead in her home in Eastbourne, Sussex. Her husband Raymond Hoadley, 62, who had been living apart from her for 6 months has been charged with her murder.
  67. 6 July 2020: Khloemae Loy, 23, was stabbed in the neck in a hotel in Greenwich, London. Taye Francis, 39, has been charged with her murder.
  68. 12 July 2020: Kerry Woolley, 38, was found dead in her home in Solihull with fatal neck injuries. Ian Bennett, 37, has been charged with her murder.
  69. 15 July 2020: Shelly Clark, 43, died in hospital, as day after being found critically injured. Trevor Green, 44, was charged with her murder and found dead in prison a week later.
  70. 21 July 2020: Bernadette Walker, 17, was reported missing by her parents, 3 days after last ben seen alive. A ‘no body’ murder investigation was launched in September. Her father, Scott Walker, 50, has been charged with her murder.
  71. 24 July 2020: Stella Frew, 38, died after being struck by a van. Police said that they believed she had been involved in a dispute with its driver and that she may have been hit deliberately. James Martin, 26, has been charged with manslaughter.
  72. 25 July 2020: Dawn Fletcher, 32, died when she was hit by a van in Selston, Nottinghamshire. Ashley Tinklin, 37, was charged with murder but admitted manslaughter after driving his van at and over her.
  73. 1 August 2020: Deborah Jones, 48, also known as Deborah Hendrick, was pronounced dead in a car park in Nottingham. Gary Parnell, 59, has been charged with murder.
  74. 2 August 2020: Patrycja Wyrebek, 20, was found dead in her home in Newry, N.Ireland. Her partner, Dawid Mietus, 23, has been charged with her murder.
  75. 6 August 2020: Therasia Gordon, 44, was found dead in woodland in Edmonton, N. London.  Brian Sengendo, 25, was charged with murder, attempted murder, making threats to kill, and two counts of possession of an offensive weapon.
  76. 8 August 2020: Esther Egbon, 30, was found dead with a throat wound. Her estranged husband, Igie Erabor, has been charged with her murder.
  77. 8 August 2020: Katie Simpson, 21, died in hospital, 6 days after being found hanging. Jonathan Creswell, 33, her sister’s partner, was charged with her murder in March 2021, after allegedly trying to make her death look like suicide.
  78. 16 August 2020: Susan Baird, 60 was found dead in a property in South Belfast. Her husband Gary Baird, 61,was charged in January 2021 and detained under a Mental Health Order.
  79. 24 August 2020: Balvinder Gahir. 54, was found dead at her home with a serious head injury. Her ex-husband, Jasbinder Gahir, 57, and son, Rohan Gahir, 23, have been charged with her murder.
  80. 26 August 2020: Lynda Cooper, 72, was found dead in her home IN Stockport. She had been strangled. It is believed she was killed by her husband Denis Cooper, 69, before he hanged himself.
  81. 1 September 2020: Lorraine Cox, 32, was last seen alive in Exeter.  Her body was found four weeks later. Azum Maangori, 23, also known as Christopher Mayer, 23, has been charged with murder and preventing a lawful burial.
  82. 8 September 2020: Susan Winnister 66, was found dead at home in London with severe head and neck injuries. Her husband Leslie Winnister, 68, has been charged with her murder.
  83. 8 September 2020: Maria Howarth, 44, died in hospital in Sheffield two days after she was assaulted. David Bestwick had initially been charged with attempted murder, this became a murder charge upon her death.
  84. 24 September 2020: Abida Karim, 39, was found dead at home in Leeds. Her husband Sajid Pervez, 37, has been charged with her murder.
  85. 1 October 2020: Saman Mir Sacharvi, 49, and her daughter Vian Mangrio, 14, were found dead in the fire damaged home near Burnley. Saman Mir Sacharvi, had been assaulted and died from pressure to her neck. Shabaz Khan, 51, has been charged with rape, two counts of murder and one count of arson being reckless as to whether life is endangered.
  86. 1 October 2020: Vian Mangrio, 14, details above.
  87. 6 October 2020: Poorna Kaameshwari Sivara, 36, and her son Kailash Kuha Raj, 3, were found dead in their home in Brentford, West London. Poorna had been stabbed and Kailash had been strangled. They had been dead for over a week. Her husband Kuha Raj Sithamparanathan, 42, who is thought to be responsible for their murders, killed himself as police arrived.
  88. 16 October 2020: Louise Rump, 29, was found dead by firefighters who had been called to her flat due to an alarm sounding.  Habib Jackson, 31, and Christopher Hayward, 30, have been charged with her murder.
  89. 25 October 2020: Julie Williams, 58, was found dead in her home in Coventry. Anthony Russell, 38, has been charged with her murder, that of her son and the murder of Nicole McGregor, 31.
  90. 26 October 32020: Rhona Humphreys, 53, was stabbed to death and found with multiple wounds at her home in Cornwall. Her partner, Thomas Whitehorn, 74, has been charged with her murder.
  91. 29 October 2020: Nicole McGregor, was found dead in Leamington. Anthony Russell, 38, has been charged with her murder, and those of Julie Williams, 58, and her son David, 32.
  92. 29 October 2020: Angela Webber, 77, was found dead after been subjected to serious injuries, at her home in Somerset. Her husband, Hugh Webber, 77, has been charged with her murder.
  93. 29 October 2020: Carole Wright, 62, was found dead at a National Trust beauty spot in Oxfordshire. A 23-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of murder and is currently in hospital.
  94. 30 October 2020: Sarah Smith, 39, was found dead by police at home in Greenwich, London. The cause of her death has been recorded as head injuries. Ricky Woodford. 41, said to be known to her, has been charged with her murder.
  95. 31 October 2020: Ildiko Bettison, 48, was, has found dead at home in Chessington, London. Her husband, Keith Bettison, 71, has been charged with her murder.
  96. 12 November 2020: Marie Gladders, 51, was stabbed to death in Birmingham. Mark Masefield, 52, was charged with her murder.
  97. 13 November 2020: Kimberly Deakin, 29, was stabbed to death in the street in Stoke-on-Trent whilst she held her 4-month old baby in her arms. Lewis Crofts, 39, has been charged with her murder.
  98. 16 November 2020: Paula Leather, 56, was stabbed to death at home in Merseyside. She was stabbed multiple times in the head and face.  Her husband George leather, 60, has been charged with her murder.
  99. 15 November 2020: Caroline Kayll, 47, died in hospital after being attacked in Linton, Northumberland. Paul Robson, 49, has been charged with her murder and the attempted murder of a 15-year old boy. 
  100. 20 November 2020: Lauren Mae Bloomer, 25, was stabbed and then repeatedly run over and then dumped on a doorstep in Tamworth, Staffordshire. Jake Notman, 27, has been charged with her murder.
  101. 25 November 2020: Hansa Patel, 62, died shortly after being found at her home in West London with severe head injuries. Her son, Shanil Patel, 31, has been charged in relation to her death.
  102. 1 December 2020: Helen Bannister, 48, died in hospital in Wales, 6 days after an assault for which Jonathan Campbell, 37, had been charged with grievous bodily harm. He has since been charged with her murder.  
  103. 11 December 2020: Andreia Patricia Rodriguez Guilherme, 30, was stabbed to death in the home she shared with her partner David Xavier, 36.  He has been charged with her murder.
  104. 18 December 2020: Marta Vento, 27, was bludgeoned to death whist working alone on a night-shift as a hotel in Bournemouth, Dorset. Stephen Cole, 32 walked into a police station, claiming responsibility for her death.  He has been detained in a secure hospital.
  105. 18 December 2020: Joanna Borucka, 41, was found dead in a suitcase in a hotel in West London. It has been reported that her boyfriend has gone missing.
  106. 27 December 2020: Azaria Williams, 26, was found dead by police attending reports of a disturbance in South London. Mark Alexander, 27, has been charged with murder.  
  107. 29 December 2020: Catherine Granger, 50, was discovered with fatal stab wounds at a flat in Canterbury. David Creed, 52, has been charged with her murder.

https://www.liverpoolecho.co.uk/news/liverpool-news/mum-found-dying-former-boyfriend-18387799Waiting for further information regarding the deaths of  Natasha Melendez, Beata Lis, Tina Cartlidge, Amanda Sedgwick,  Michelle Morris, Kimberley Smith, Claire AndersonLouise Castrey, Kimberley Smith,, Sarah Louise Gibbons,  Sarah Fleming,  Adell Cowan, Linda O’Brien and a number of women who have not been named. 

Please let me know if you have information regarding the deaths of these or any other women/girls (aged 13 and over) where a man/men is/are the primary suspects in the UK or UK women killed abroad in 2020

Last updated 9 January 2021.