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Homicide Case Study - Simon Gittany

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This is a homicide case study into Simon Gittany. It answers 7 questions related to the murder of Lisa Harnum in Sydney, Australia. This assignment received a distinction. I have uploaded this assessment to be used as a guide only.

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Crimes Criminal law Violence against women Death Domestic violence Abuse Crime Femicide Violence Strangulation Homicide Murder Lisa Ceclia Harnum Simon Gittany
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Crimes Criminal law Violence against women Death Domestic violence Abuse Crime Femicide Violence Strangulation Homicide Murder Lisa Ceclia Harnum Simon Gittany
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” Specifically intimate femicide, which falls under the category of intimate partner homicide. Intimate femicide is when a male kills a female, with both being in an intimate relationship. This can be in situations were the parties involved are either married, de-facto or separated. (Stout, 2016). 155wds 2. What are the main characteristics of the offender Simon Gittany grew up in the western suburbs of Sydney. He was raised as a Lebanese Christian however converted to Catholic later on in life (Coulthart, R. & Pennells, S, 2014). In 1995 Gittany was charged with having stolen goods, assault o...
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