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Priti Patel orders review into lockdown killing of woman in Wales

Torfaen council told to examine death of Ruth Williams, whose husband was jailed for five years

Priti Patel has ordered a formal review into the circumstances behind the killing of Ruth Williams, whose husband’s five-year jail sentence for the crime prompted outrage from domestic violence charities and a group of MPs.

She has told Torfaen council in south Wales to carry out what is known as a domestic homicide review (DHR), a cross-agency examination of the background behind the death of an adult due to domestic violence or neglect, the Home Office said.

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