“When will it end?”
The front page of a newspaper has drawn attention to the 80 women allegedly killed by men since the murder of Sarah Everard as violence against women continues in Britain.
Police officer Wayne Couzens was sentenced on Wednesday to life in prison for the abduction, rape and murder of a 33-year-old girl.
The brutal murder of Sarah has raised concerns about women’s safety, and exposed the number of violent deaths in Britain.
Cities across Britain have held vigils in memory of Sarah and as a form of protest outlining the measures women are forced to take to try to protect themselves.
To that end, Friday’s edition of Northern Echo features photos of several women who have died this year under the headline: “When will this end?”
On 18 September, nearly seven months after Sarah was killed, a member of the public found the body of a 28-year-old primary school teacher, Sabina Nessa, who died while walking into a bar near her flat in Kidbrook, south-east London. had gone. on 17 September.
Kosi Selmaj, 36, a delivery driver from Terminus Road, Eastbourne, East Sussex, appeared before a magistrate on charges of murder earlier this week.
Between the two deaths, another 80 women died in the UK, according to Karen Ingala Smith, who runs a project called Counting Dead Women. Many deaths have yet to make their way through the justice system.
Ingla Smith says 109 women have died in the UK so far this year in violent situations where there are suspected or suspected men.
The cases include the death of 45-year-old Maria Rollings, who was beaten and strangled on her way home from hospital in Romford, east London, in May. Valentin Lazar, 20, of Barking, east London, has been charged with her murder.
Hungarian Agnes Ekom, 20, went missing from her home on Cricklewood Broadway in north-west London in May and her body was found more than a month later in Neasden Recreation Park, Brent, north-west London.
Lorry driver Neculai Paizan, 63, of Peel Street in Notting Hill, west London, denied he was murdered.
Outside the capital, cases include PCSO Julia James, who was killed in April while walking her dog in the Kent countryside. Callum Wheeler, 21, of Aylesham, Kent, is charged with her murder.
In Derbyshire, 23-year-old Gracie Spinks was killed in Duckmanton after she was chased by former colleague Michael Sellers.
It is believed that he took his own life but the interrogation is yet to come.
Back in London, a case last year that sparked panic was the murder of sisters Biba Henry and Nicole Smallman, who were stabbed to death by 19-year-old Daniel Hussein in June.
He believed that he had made a pact with a demon that he would win the lottery if he murdered women.
After visiting friends to celebrate Miss Henry’s 46th birthday, the siblings stayed together in Fryant Country Park, Wembley, north-west London, when Hussein repeatedly stabbed them.
The teenager, Guy Barnett Grove of Eltham, south east London, was found guilty of his murders earlier this year but has not yet been sentenced.