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Domestic violence victim who killed cleared of murder

A DOMESTIC violence victim, who killed her partner with a pickaxe in their Victorian home, has been cleared of murder.

Angela Williams, 45, told the Melbourne Supreme Court was defending herself from ongoing abuse when she killed her partner of 23 years.

The jury has yet to reach a verdict on the alternative charge of manslaughter.



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