Preventable domestic homicides in Ontario

“Up to 80 per cent of all domestic homicides could be prevented” if the recommendations from Ontario’s Domestic Violence Death Review Committee were implemented, says Dr. Peter Jaffe in a recent Toronto Star article about the murder of Zahra Abdille and her two sons.

In the same article, Pamela Cross, Luke’s Place Legal Director, states

We have the information we need to prevent these homicides, but we are failing to do that, and women and children are dying.

Read the full article on the Toronto Star website.

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