2013 saw 29 domestic violence-related murders

Twenty-nine domestic violence-related murders occurred in 2013, with 21 of the victims being women and girls.

According to statistics recorded by this newspaper, the first murder was on January 16 and the last on December 31 at 23:45 hrs.

Six of the victims were children, with the youngest being eight months old and the oldest 15. In addition, two 17-year-old girls were among the victims.

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