A compilation of daily news articles from around the United States about deaths (including both people and animals) that appear to occur in the context of a past or present intimate relationship, focusing on 2009-present. (NOTE: this blog is limited to incidents that appear in the media and are captured by our search terms. We recognize this is not an exhaustive portrayal of all deaths resulting from intimate violence.)
When is society going to realize intimate violence makes victims of us all?
A Darien man faces murder and kidnapping charges after stabbing to death another man and kidnapping his girlfriend, prosecutors said today.
Joseph Spitalli, 34, was charged with murder in the slaying of Teymur Huseynli, 31, about 12:25 a.m. Friday on Wildwood Court in Darien, and with the kidnapping of Huseynli’s girlfriend, according to a release from the DuPage County state’s attorney’s office. Prosecutors did not release any home address information for Huseynli, nor his official time of death.