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To Flee or Not: Postkilling responses among intimate partner homicide offenders in Hong Kong

Chan , Aris C Y; Beh, Philip S. L.; Broadhurst, Roderic

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Among 112 homicides involving sexual intimates that occurred in Hong Kong between 1989 and 2002, 38% (n = 42) of offenders remained voluntarily at the homicide scene, 21% (n = 24) committed suicide, 20% (n = 22) escaped and denied involvement, 13% (n = 14) disposed or hid the body of their victim, and 9% (n = 10) escaped but later voluntarily surrendered. This study used police investigation reports, coroner's reports, witness statements, and other relevant documents to compare these five types...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2010
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/38335
Source: Homicide Studies: An Interdisciplinary and International Journal
DOI: 10.1177/1088767910382215

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