2022

62 UK women killed by men or where a man is the principal suspect

  1. 5 January 2022: Brenda Blainey, 88, was found dead in Thornton-le-Dale, North Yorkshire. Shahin Darvish-Narenjbon, 33, has been charged with her murder.
  2. 6 January 2022: Judith Armstrong, 78, was found dead in a house in Herefordshire by police who were following up reports of a car hitting a lamppost. Benjamin Armstrong, 48, has been charged with her murder.
  3. 15 January 2022: Freda Walker, 86, was found dead at her home in Derbyshire. Vasile Culea, 33, has been charged with her murder and also with the attempted murder of her 88-year-old husband.
  4. 20 January 2022: Marlene Doyle, 32, died of head injuries in a flat in Coventry. Her partner Patryk Skupinski, 36, has been charged with her murder.
  5. 23 January 2022: Lauren Malt, 19, was allegedly ran over twice by her father Nigel Malt, 44, as she tried to stop him attacking her boyfriend. Nigel Malt has been charged with murder.
  6. 24 January 2022: Yasmin Chkaifi, 43, was stabbed to death by her abusive ex-partner Leon McCaskre, 41. The attack took place in the street in West London. A stalking prevention order had been put in place against McCaskre.
  7. 24 January 2022: Mariam Kamara, 46, was found dead after a house fire at her home in London. A post-mortem found that she had been stabbed eight times, including wounds to her head and face and had died before the fire started. Her husband Amidu Komora, 47, has been charged with her murder.
  8. 27 January 2022: Lucy Powell, 21, was found dead at home Birmingham. Her partner, Gregory Duhamel, 47, smothered her before killing himself.
  9. 28 January 2022: Marena Shaban, 41, was stabbed multiple times at the entrance to her home in Birmingham. Mohammed Arfan, 42, has been charged with her murder.
  10. 30 January 2022: Lesma Jackson, 84, was found at her home in Enfield, North London, with a number of injuries and died shortly afterwards. Her 50-year-old son Gareth Jackson, has been charged with her murder.
  11. 1 February 2022: Ashley Wadsworth, 19, was found stabbed to death at her boyfriend’s home in Chelmsford. She was visiting from her home in Canada. Jack Sepple, 23, has been charged with her murder.
  12. 2 February 2022: Charissa Brown, 36, was assaulted in her home in Bury and died shortly afterwards in hospital. Bobby Hardman, 34, has been charged in relation to her death.
  13. 6 February 2022: Katy (Kathryn) Harris,  44, was found with serious injuries at her home in Derbyshire. Her husband, Conrad Iyayi, 44, has been charged with her murder.
  14. 17 February 2022: Nicola Shaba, 46, died of a head wound in her home in Folkestone, Kent. Liam Petts, 24, has been charged with her murder and arson reckless as to whether life was endangered.
  15. 21 February 2022: Dawn Trussler, 45, was found dead in a property in Edinburgh. Joseph Cummings, 37, has been charged with her murder.
  16. 24 February 2022: Valerie Freer, 68, was pronounced dead by paramedics on the driveway of her home in Lichfield, Staffordshire. Alexander Verdu Munoz, 26, has been charged with her  murder and two counts of aggravated burglary.
  17. 26 February 2022: Clair Ablewhite, 47, was found stabbed to death in her home in Melton, Leicestershire. John Jessop, 26, has been charged with her murder.
  18. 3 March 2022: Valerie Warrington, 73, and her husband, Clive, 67, were both found stabbed to death in separate locations on Gloucestershire. Their son William Warrington, 40, has been charged with their murders.
  19. 17 March 2022: Sabita Thanwani, 19, was found dead in her bed in university halls in London. She had died of sharp force trauma to the neck. Her boyfriend Maher Maroufe, 22, has been charged with her murder.
  20. 24 March 2022: Yasmin Begum, 40, was stabbed to death in her home in East London. Her estranged husband Quyum Miah, 40, has been charged with her murder.
  21. 25 March 2022: Kirstie Ellie, 35, was found dead at home in Leeds. Tony Brooks, 35, has been charged with her murder.
  22. 2 April 2022: Shotera Bibi, 80, was stabbed to death in Newham, Est London. Subell Ali, 33, has been charged with her murder.
  23. 3 April 2022: Sherry Bruce, 58, was found seriously injured in Aberdeen and died at the scene. Thai Hoang, known as Beaton, 24, has been charged with her murder.
  24. 10 April 2022: Emma Baillie, 26, was found dead in a property in Coatbridge, Lanarkshire. Peter Duffy, 46, has been charged with her murder and that of John Duffy, who was found dead in a different property.
  25. 11 April 2022: Ramona Stoia, 35, died from stab wounds to the neck in Canterbury, Kent. Police believe she was killed by her husband who also killed himself. He had previously been questioned by police about sexually assaulting her.
  26. 16 April 2022: Alyson Nelson, 64, was stabbed to death in Whitehead, County Antrim. William Finlay, 66, has been charged with her murder aggravated by reason of causing domestic abuse. Finlay is the first to be charged with the aggravated offence under the new Domestic Abuse Bill.
  27. 19 April 2022: Susan Farrance, 65, and her husband Jeffrey, 67, were found dead with a third man in a Buckinghamshire home. All three are reported to have known each other and no other suspect is being sought.
  28. 22 April 2022: Katie Kenyon, 33, was last seen alive getting into a vehicle in Burnley, Lancashire. Andrew Burfield, 50, reported to be her ex-partner, has been charged with her murder. At the time of writing her body has not been found.
  29. 22 April 2022: Buddug Jones, 48, was found dead in her bed, at home in Holyhead, Wales. She died of blunt force injury to the head. Colin Milburn, 52, has been charged with her murder.
  30. 24 April 2022: Inayat Begum, 85, died with head, chest and abdominal injuries, in a house in Burnley, Lancashire. Her son Mumtaz Ahmed, 43, has been charged with her murder.
  31. 25 April 2022: Dolet Hill, 64, was one of 4 family members, including her partner Denton Burke, 58, her daughter and granddaughter, stabbed to death in S. London.  Joshua Jacques, the boyfriend of her granddaughter, has been charged with their murders.
  32. 25 April 2022: Tanysha Ofori-Akuffo, 45, was one of 4 family members, including her mother, her mother’s partner and her daughter, stabbed to death in S. London.  Joshua Jacques, the boyfriend of her daughter, has been charged with their murders.
  33. 25 April 2022: Samantha Drummonds, 27, was one of 4 family members, including her mother, grandmother and grandmother’s partner,  stabbed to death in S. London.  Joshua Jacques, her boyfriend, has been charged with their murders.
  34. 1 May 2022: Diana Gabaliene, 33, was found dead in a house in Lincolnshire. She had been strangled by her husband Deividas Gabalis, 40, who also killed himself.
  35. 7 May 2022: Aimee Cannon, 26, was found dead with multiple stab wounds in a house in West Lothian, Scotland. Michael Porchetta, 25, has been charged with her murder.
  36. 8 May 2022: Amanda McAlear, 50, was found dead after sustaining serious injuries, in a house in Glasgow, John Higgins, 62, has been charged with her murder.  
  37. 10 May 2022: Shannon Stanley, 27, was stabbed to death in Birmingham. Pablo Hoad, 27, has been charged with her murder.
  38. 11 May 2022: Lorraine Cullen, 43, was found dead with multiple stab wounds in her home in Merseyside. A 21-year-old man has been detained under the Mental Health Act.
  39. 12 May 2022: Karen Wheeler, 62, was found dead in a flat in Birkenhead. Mark Wheeler, 51, has been charged with her murder.
  40. 13 May 2022: Lisa Fraser, 52, was found dead in her home in Wales. Matthew Harris, 41, was charged with her murder.
  41. 17 May 2022: Ania Jedrkowiak, 21, was stabbed to death as she walked home from work in Ealing, West London. Dennis Akpomedaye, 29, of Wales, who has been reported as being known to her, has been charged with her murder.
  42. 20 May 2022: A 34-year-old woman who has not been named was stabbed to death in Newham, East London. Asim Hasan, 32, who has been said to be her husband, has been charged with her murder.
  43. 24 May 2022: Mari O’Flynn, 79, was found dead at an address in Bettws, Wales. Simon Parks, 51, has been charged with her murder.
  44. 31 May 2022: Julie Youel, 53, was stabbed to death in Barnsley, S. Yorkshire. Darren Youel, 54, has been charged with her murder.
  45. 1 June 2022: Antonella Castelvedere, 52, was stabbed to death at her home in Colchester, Essex. Her husband Erstan Ersoy, 50, has been charged with her murder.
  46. 3 June 2022: Kerry Owen, 35, was found dead by a dog walker in Hopwood, Worcestershire. Alan Edney, 30, has been charged with her murder.
  47. 5 June 2022: Sarah Ali, was stabbed to death in Sheffield, W.Yorkshire. Vahid Kabiri, 43, her husband, has been charged with her murder.
  48. 6 June 2022: Jennifer Andrews, 35, was found seriously injured at a property in Leeds, West Yorkshire and later died in hospital. Rawden Ibbitson, 31, has been charged with her murder.
  49. 16 June 2022: An woman in her 40s whose name has not been released was found dying on  a street in Wolverhampton. Rahul Sharma, 29, has been charged with her murder.
  50. 19 June 2022: Margaret Una Noone, 77, was found dead in the bedroom of a house in Cookstown, N. Ireland. Police said that a set of rosary beads were in her hands. The cause of her death was compression to the neck. Her son, Barry Noone, 45, Has been charged with her murder.
  51. 21 June 2022: Sakunthala Francis, 89, was found dead in a house in Croydon, S. London. She had been stabbed to death. Her grandson, Verushan Manoharan, has been charged with her murder.
  52. 22 June 2022: Sally Turner, 50, was killed in a suspected stabbing in a house in Durham. Harry Turner, 53, has been charged with her murder.
  53. 25 June 2022: Somaiya Begum, 20, of Bradford, was last seen alive, her body was found on 6 July. Her uncle Mohammed Taroos Khan, 52, has been charged with her murder.
  54. 26 June 2022: Zara Aleena, 36, died of head and neck injuries after being attacked as she walked home in N.E. London. Jordan McSweeney, 29, has been charged with her murder, robbery and attempted rape.
  55. 28 June 2022: Wendy Morris, 76, was found dead with a gunshot wound to her head by medics attending to reports of an unresponsive female in Dorset. He husband, Edward Morris, 79, was also found dead with a gunshot wound. Police are not looking for anyone else.
  56. 10 July 2022: Abi Fisher, 29, was found dead in undergrowth after going missing in West Yorkshire. She had been strangled. Her husband, Matthew Fisher, 29, has been charged with her murder.
  57. 11 July 2022: Hina Bashir, 21, was last seen alive and was reported missing on 14th July. Her body was found in a suitcase in London on 17th July. Her boyfriend, Muhammad Arslan, 26, has been charged with her murder.
  58. 16 July 2022: Samantha Murphy, 37, was stabbed in a house in Margate and later died in hospital. Her partner, Thomas Allen, 38, has been charged with her murder.  
  59. 22 July 2022: Madison Wright, 30, was last seen alive. A body was discovered on 30 July and although formal identification has not been disclosed, Madison’s family have been informed. Gary Bennett, 36, has been charged with her murder.
  60. 24 July 2022: Lauren Howe, 26, died in hospital after police had found her in a property in Bradford when responding to a concern for safety call. Charlie Booth, 27, has been charged with her murder and also threats to commit damage and malicious communications.
  61. 25 July 2022: Becci Rees-Hughes, was found dead in a house in Beverley, E. Yorkshire. It is believed she was killed by her partner Ben Crosby who died in a crash after he fled the scene.
  62. 29 July 2022: Kathleen John, 39, ‘fell from height’ in Wembley, London. Leonidas Georgalla 50, has been charged with her murder.

Waiting for further information regarding charging or other circumstances in relation to the deaths of Lauren Malt, Zoe Nicklin, Charlotte Hibbert, Naomi Hunte, Susan Ioannou, Lisa Price, Shannon Beirne, Danielle Ejogbamu, Monika Eisen, Saffia Jameelia Davy, Woman, Scarborough, Sarah Ashcroft, Kerry Randall.

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 2022.

Last updated 1 July 2022.

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