Sonita Nijhawan, 38, died of head and neck injuries at her home in the wealthy, gated Crossfield Place in St George’s Hill, Weybridge, Surrey.
May 18 – Maria Mbombo, 46, stabbed to death in Hampstead, north London.
Her boyfriend Jose Leonardo, 56, aka Jeff Mbombo, has been charged with murder and awaits trial.
2015 – Samuel Du Bose, 43, shot in Cincinatti, Ohio, after being pulled over for not having licence plate on his car.
University of Cincinnati police officer Ray Tensing, 25, has been charged with murder.
Montel Ajayi, 18, from Waltham Cross, Isaac Owen-Brady, 18, from Enfield, and Christopher Nzeh, 18, from Hitchin, have been charged with murder and await trial at the Old Bailey on 11 January 2016.
July 17 – Donald Lock, 79, was stabbed to death in a road rage incident in Findon, near Worthing, West Sussex.Matthew Daley, 34, from Worthing, has been charged with murder and awaits trial in October 2015.Prosecutor Joe Deters said: “He purposely killed him.He should have never been a police officer.” Dubose was black and Tensing was white, the latest in a series of racially aggravated police shootings.Video released by the prosecution appeared to contradict Officer Tensing’s police report, which said he was “dragged” by Du Bose’s car as he drove away and fired a shot, hitting him in the head.– Michael Adegbite, 28, a male model and teaching assistant, stabbed after arranging to sell his laptop for £200 on the Gumtree website.