Charged with beheading wife, NY man to claim abuse

A Muslim man who beheaded his wife in Buffalo, New York, will claim in his defense that she had abused him: experts say this will be a tough sell given that she was smaller than him and was known as a gentle, sweet woman who had before her murder alleged in a divorce affidavit that HE abused HER.



Grade: C

Number of Women and Girls At Risk: 25,000

Status: Existing Legislation Needs Strengthening

Improve by adding: Prosecuting parents/guardian, felony offense