- On Tuesday, the University of Utah released documents regarding the death of 19-year-old student Zhifan Dong after The Salt Lake City Tribune sought the release of the records about the case.
- The timeline showed that the university staff knew that Dong already felt she was in danger weeks before her death but failed to act.
- The documents revealed that on Jan. 14, Dong told the university’s housing staff about Wang’s suicidal tendencies and informed them that he was arrested after a fight with her two days prior.
- According to the documents, the staff failed to notify the university’s police department about the violence reports that Dong filed against Wang.
- On Feb. 11, Dong was found dead by the Salt Lake City police next to her 26-year-old former boyfriend, Haoyu Wang, in a motel room outside the campus.
- Wang, who admitted to investigators about killing Dong, had been charged with murder and will face a competency hearing on Aug. 8.
- According to the lawyer representing Dong’s family, they are planning to sue the university for failing to protect Dong.
Documents released regarding the death of University of Utah student Zhifan Dong revealed that housing staff neglected to act despite multiple domestic violence reports filed by the victim.
On Feb. 11, Salt Lake City police responded to reports from the University of Utah police department that a man was threatening to kill his girlfriend.
An Indonesian woman who was facing a domestic violence charge due to alleged nagging was recently acquitted by a local court in West Java.
About the case: The Karawang District Court found 45-year-old housewife Nengsy Lim, alias Valencya, not guilty of her alleged crime on Dec. 3, reported South China Morning Post.
The defense attorney of Joseph Elledge, the Missouri man who allegedly killed his Chinese wife in 2019, described her death as a “tragic accident” during the first-degree murder trial that began on Tuesday.
A “tragic accident”: During the trial, lawyer Scott Rosenblum said his client argued with his 28-year-old wife Mengqi Ji on Oct. 9, 2019, believing that she was involved in an affair, according to The Associated Press.
A city in eastern China is launching a system that informs people who are about to get married about their future spouse’s history of domestic violence.
The system, which comes in the form of a simple inquiry service, will be implemented beginning July 1 in Yiwu, Zhejiang province.
After successfully evading authorities for four years, Californian millionaire Peter Chadwick who is suspected of murdering his wife Quee Choo “QC” Chadwick at their home has finally been arrested.
A tip led to the arrest of 55-year-old British-born Chadwick in Mexico on Sunday, South China Morning Post reported.
In a video surfaced on Facebook, a Malaysian father is seen whipping a young man for allegedly abusing his wife who is the man’s daughter.
The father can be seen yelling and swinging at the man in the video.
A mother in Riverside, California is seeking legal assistance to maintain full custody of her toddler who was violently flung and dropped by his father during a domestic dispute last month.
A video of the chilling incident on July 5 shows 27-year-old Techhoak Danny Lim swinging his 18-month-old son at his girlfriend.
A couple in eastern China has ignited a debate on social media after brutally punishing their son and posting the video online as a warning to other children.
In the video, the father from Taixing, Jiangsu province can be seen hitting his son on the back and buttocks with a bamboo stick.
A Taiwanese boxing coach killed and dismembered his girlfriend, who he met on Tinder, after he discovered she wasn’t a virgin and that she’d been chatting with other men while in a relationship with him.
The victim, identified as 27-year-old Yee-men Huang, was last seen with the suspect, 28-year-old Gary Chu, on May 20 — one day after she lost contact with her brother, according to Taiwan News.
Thai police arrested a man from Bangkok on Sunday after he streamed himself on Facebook live physically abusing his 21-year-old girlfriend.
Chaichana Sirichart, 25, had locked his partner Kuldara Yeesaman in his room in an apartment building in Bung Kum district, where he battered her severely until she was covered in blood and swelling with bruises, reports the Mirror.
Malaysian DJ Leng Yein recently broadcast a troublesome Facebook live video where she told her followers that someone was trying to harass her and trying to enter her room.
Yein, who has made a name for herself in Asia for her gigs in different cities across the region, made headlines in the past not only for her mixing skills, but also for her plastic surgery procedures.
Authorities closed a controversial school in northeastern China that trains women to be submissive to men following a massive outcry on social media.
The Fushun School of Traditional Culture, run by the Fushun Traditional Values Association in Liaoning Province, taught what it called “traditional Chinese virtues,” requiring students to wake up at 4:30 each morning and log eight hours of household chores under supervision.