2016

We are keeping a list of all women violently killed where their deaths were identified as murders in 2016.

  1. January 7 – Jo Pert / Auckland /
  2. February 11 – Raewyn Green – 50 years old / Killed by partner
  3. March 3 – Jindarat Prutsiriporn / Papatoetoe / Police have arrested 11 people in relation to the kidnapping and death of Ms Prutsiriporn
  4. March 11 – Sharon Diane Comerford / Died after a single gunshot to her head, Shot by current partner
  5. March 15 – Delia Williams / Wellington/ Struck by a car in a driveway, a Levin man has been charged with her  murder
  6. April 10 – Unknown 22 year old woman / Hampton Downs  / 24 year old man charges with her murder
  7. April 19 – Unknown 17 year old girl stabbed in Lower Hutt / A 39-year-old Hutt Valley man is in custody for family violence
  8. April 20 – 41  year old woman  / Mangakino. A 44-year-old man was arrested and charged with assault and was in custody.
  9. May 6 – Heidi Pryor, 37 years old / Strathmore Park Wellington /  A 38-year-old woman was charged with her murder the following day. Her name remains suppressed.It is understood the women were known to each other.
  10. May 16 – 20 year old woman / Blenheim / Police arrested and charged a 48-year-old woman with murder and are not looking for anyone else in relation to this incident
  11. May 17 – Renee Larissa Duckmanton / Christchurch / The man charged with her murder, Sainey Marong, will go on trial in the High Court in Christchurch from June 12 2017
  12. October 4 – Claire Bremner / Waikato / Stabbed to death by her son Ross Bremner  who had a long history of mental illness
  13. October 8 – Mona Tuwhangai / Waikato / Killed by Ross Bremner
  14. It’s now been 11 days since 42-year-old  man stabbed his mother Claire, 60, to death and critically injured his father, Keith, 64.The man’s own body was found four days later beside those of Te Kuiti couple Mona Tuwhangai and Maurice O’Donnell at their remote Kawhia beach house.
  15. October 14 – A 36-year-old woman has been charged with murder following the fatal stabbing of another 36-year-old woman / Te Atatu
  16. November 21 – Unknown pregnant woman / Opotiki / Partner
  17. December 10 – Lois Rita Tolley / Upper Hutt / Killer unknown