April – published November 2018
April – as identified in the report – was 32 when she died. She was a deeply devoted and loving mother, daughter and friend. She was brutally murdered by a violent and controlling individual, who was known to several agencies. The nature of the coercive and controlling behaviours that April faced were significant, and there are important lessons for all of us in appreciating the barriers that need to be overcome to support victims effectively.
Domestic Homicide Review reports are hosted on the NSAB website on behalf of the Norfolk County Community Safety Partnership.