Most murder victims in a romantic relationship are women but sometimes they will kill their husbands or partners (mariticide). This paper focuses on these rarer cases using a sample taken from the autopsy reports of the Department of Legal Medicine of the University of Milan whose territory includes the municipality of Milan and part of the province of Milan and Monza – approximately four million inhabitants.

Mariticide in Milan between 1990 and 2017 : a criminological and medico-legal analysis / I. Merzagora, A. Battistini, P. Caruso, N. Mottale, L. Pleuteri, G. Travaini. - In: THE MEDICO-LEGAL JOURNAL. - ISSN 0025-8172. - 87:4(2019 Dec), pp. 181-185. [10.1177/0025817219866113]

Mariticide in Milan between 1990 and 2017 : a criminological and medico-legal analysis

I. Merzagora
Primo
;
A. Battistini
Secondo
;
P. Caruso;G. Travaini
Ultimo
2019-12

Abstract

Most murder victims in a romantic relationship are women but sometimes they will kill their husbands or partners (mariticide). This paper focuses on these rarer cases using a sample taken from the autopsy reports of the Department of Legal Medicine of the University of Milan whose territory includes the municipality of Milan and part of the province of Milan and Monza – approximately four million inhabitants.
Italy; motives; murder of spouses and partners; prevention; separation fear; untreated psychiatric illness; women as perpetrators
Settore MED/43 - Medicina Legale
2-ott-2019
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