Everyday Victim Blaming

challenging institutional disbelief around domestic & sexual violence and abuse

family annihilator

Father kills daughter as she has migraines.

Randy Janzen made the choice to kill his 19 year old daughter Emily, her mother Laurel and his sister Shelly. He then killed himself during a standoff with police who were alerted to his post on Facebook claiming responsibility. His statement claims that he did this to ‘spare’ Emily the pain caused by constant migraines, […]

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Family Annihilators: Demonstrating the “complexities of relationships”

Oliver Ruse brutally murdered his ex-wife Deborah with an axe. He chose to use an axe in an attempt to decapitate her. He then committed suicide by jumping off a multi-storey car park. The Coroner Kevin McCarthy stated:  “Tragedies like this bring home to us all the complexities of relationships and the frailties of life.” […]

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