Homicides classed as having been perpetrated by the victim’s partner, or ex-partner, in the Home Office Homicide Database are as follows,
Recall that “partner” need not imply marriage nor even co-habitation.
Feminists make much propaganda capital out of the rate of women being killed by male partners. The mantra of “two women per week” would be about right for recent years if re-phrased as “two people per week” – but 20% of these are men.
The total number of partner homicides is comparable to the number of recorded homicides of children (see Killing Children), noting that the actual number of child killings may be far larger than that recorded due to unrecorded neonaticides and SID cases of covert homicide.
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