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Suicide by domestic violence: call to count the hidden toll of women’s lives

1st March 2022

The Guardian

Eight months before she took her own life, Abigail Patterson, 29, was brutally assaulted by her partner, Robert Holiday. She had suffered five years of violence and on this occasion, received a fractured cheekbone, bruising and a head wound. Holiday – who was already subject to a suspended sentence for assaulting her – also damaged furniture in her house and cut up her clothes.

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