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Violent men are to blame, not Tinder. But online dating comes with risk | Barbara Ellen

After the horrific murder of Grace Millane, it’s worth reflecting on safety measures for datingWomen, please never feel that you have to be “cool” about dating strangers you meet online.The killer of Grace Millane has been jailed for life, a minimum of 17 years, for strangling her to death in a hotel room in Auckland, New Zealand, after a Tinder date, the night before her 22nd birthday. Afterwards, the man, whose name has been suppressed, watched porn and took intimate “trophy” photos of the Bri...
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Her killer claims she died from rough sex. He's not the only one using this tactic

British backpacker Grace Millane was strangled to death, crammed into a suitcase and buried in a New Zealand woodland after a Tinder date in December 2018.
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Her killer claims she died as a result of rough sex. He's not the only one using this tactic

British backpacker Grace Millane was strangled to death, crammed into a suitcase and buried in a New Zealand woodland after a Tinder date in December 2018.
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'You've ripped a hole in my heart': Grace Millane's mother speaks to court – video

The mother of the murdered British backpacker says she is tormented over 'the terror and pain she must have experienced at your hands'. Gillian Millane was speaking to a court via video link. Her daughter was killed in New Zealand in 2018. A 28-year-old man, who cannot be named for legal reasons, has been sentenced to life imprisonment with a minimum non-parole period of 17 years for Millane’s murder.Grace Millane murder: man jailed for life for killing of UK backpacker Continue reading...
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Grace Millane's family will 'forever have a life sentence', say police – video

The New Zealand man found guilty of murdering the British backpacker Grace Millane has been sentenced to life in prison with a minimum non-parole period of 17 years.Speaking outside the high court in Auckland after the sentencing, DI Scott Beard said the killer's sentencing ended a 'long and difficult period' for the Millane family, but that they were the ones who had been given the life sentence.Millane, 22, from Essex, arrived in New Zealand in November 2018 as part of a round-the-world trip. ...
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The rise of the '50 Shades' murder defense

British backpacker Grace Millane was strangled to death, crammed into a suitcase and buried in a New Zealand woodland after a Tinder date in December 2018.
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Grace Millane and the rise of the '50 Shades' defense in murder trials

British backpacker Grace Millane was strangled to death, crammed into a suitcase and buried in woodland after a Tinder date in New Zealand. Her attacker claimed she died in an "sex game gone wrong," amid a rise in what's become known as the "50 Shades" defense.
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Grace Millane's mum tells killer 'she died terrified'

The man who murdered Grace Millane in New Zealand is sentenced to a minimum of 17 years in prison.
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Grace Millane murder: Mum confronts killer in court

The man who murdered Grace Millane in New Zealand is sentenced to a minimum of 17 years in prison.
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The rise of the '50 Shades' defense in murder trials

British backpacker Grace Millane was strangled to death, crammed into a suitcase and buried in woodland after a Tinder date in New Zealand. Her attacker claimed she died in an "sex game gone wrong," amid a rise in what's become known as the "50 Shades" defense.
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'A life sentence': Grace Millane murder leaves trail of shattered lives

As her murderer is sentenced to life in prison, the British backpacker’s family say they are ‘broken’ by the horrific crime that shook New Zealand Detective Inspector Scott Beard, who led the the inquiry into the murder of British backpacker Grace Millane, described the horrific narrative of the case as “like reading a novel”; and on Friday the drama that has played out in New Zealand over the past 15 months reached its grim conclusion.For the 28-year-old New Zealand man who strangled Millane th...
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Grace Millane's mum tells killer 'she died terrified'

The man who murdered Grace Millane in New Zealand is sentenced to a minimum of 17 years in prison.
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Grace Millane murder: Mum confronts killer in court

The man who murdered Grace Millane in New Zealand is sentenced to a minimum of 17 years in prison.
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Grace Millane murder: man jailed for life for killing of UK backpacker

Man, who has name suppression, to spend at least 17 years in prison after murder of British backpacker that shocked New ZealandThe New Zealand man found guilty of murdering British backpacker Grace Millane has been sentenced to life in prison with a minimum non-parole period of 17 years.The man appeared in Auckland’s high court on Friday morning, and his sentencing was overseen by Justice Simon Moore. Continue reading...
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Grace Millane case: 'I went on a date with her killer after her murder'

"It was a very strange insight into what someone's brain does after they do something like that."
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Grace Millane's mother tells killer she is 'haunted' by 'barbaric' murder

The mother of murdered British backpacker Grace Millane said she will be forever “haunted” by the violent end her daughter met, as her Tinder date murderer was sentenced to life imprisonment. The 28-year-old New Zealand man, who retained temporary name suppression, was sentenced to life imprisonment at a New Zealand court on Friday morning, with a minimum non-parole period of 17 years. Millane had been in New Zealand for less than two weeks when she matched with her killer on Tinder. She was mur...
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Why Tinder’s new safety features won’t end harassment on the platform

The dating app Tinder has faced increasing scrutiny over abusive interactions on the service. In November 2019, an Auckland man was convicted of murdering British woman Grace Millane after they met on Tinder. Incidents such as these have brought attention to the potential for serious violence facilitated by dating apps. Amid ongoing pressure to better protect its users, Tinder recently unveiled some new safety features. The US version of the app added a panic button that alerts law enforcement t...
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Women’s sexual histories have no place in a murder trial, as Grace Millane case shows

The scrutiny of the Briton’s sex life at her killer’s trial was just one of the proceedings’ many disturbing elementsViolence against women is one of New Zealand’s most significant and pressing social issues. Every day, police respond to hundreds of family violence incidents, and women continue to die as a result of men’s violence. In December 2018, New Zealand recognised the severity of a specific offence – strangulation – and implemented legislative reform to address its pervasiveness. Five ar...
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Concern grows over ‘rough sex gone wrong’ defence in courts

UK lawyers and activists demand action as researchers find tenfold rise in usageSenior lawyers and women’s organisations have condemned the increasing use of “rough sex gone wrong” as a courtroom defence to the murder of women and called for a change to the law in the UK.In the wake of the conviction of British backpacker Grace Millane’s killer in New Zealand, researchers have revealed a tenfold rise over the past two decades in the number of times similar claims have been made in UK courts. Con...
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Grace Millane: 27-year-old man found guilty of backpacker's murder

A 27-year-old New Zealand man has been found guilty of the murder of Grace Millane, a British backpacker who vanished last December, according to CNN affiliate Sky News Australia.
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Grace Millane murder: A trial that gripped a nation

The trial of Grace Millane's killer is perhaps the most highly publicised murder case in New Zealand's history.
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A New Zealand man has been convicted of the harrowing murder of backpacker Grace Millane on their Tinder date, but it's still illegal to report his name

A 27-year-old man was found guilty of murdering Millane in December 2018. A court order to suppress his name has been in place since last year.
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Grace Millane murder: Man guilty of killing backpacker in New Zealand

Jurors in Auckland, New Zealand, find a 27-year-old guilty of strangling Grace Millane.
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Grace Millane trial: New Zealand man found guilty of murdering British backpacker

A jury in Auckland has decided a 27-year-old, whose name has been suppressed, knowingly killed the British touristA 27-year-old man has been found guilty of the murder of Grace Millane, a British backpacker who disappeared a year ago in Auckland after going out on a date.A jury of seven women and five men took just five hours to unanimously agree that the accused, who cannot be named, had murdered Millane in the hotel room where they had gone after their night out. Continue reading...
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Grace Millane murder: Man guilty of killing backpacker in New Zealand

Jurors in Auckland, New Zealand, find a 27-year-old guilty of strangling Grace Millane.
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Grace Millane trial jury retires to consider verdict

A judge urges jurors to "focus on the evidence" as they decide whether Grace Millane was murdered.
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Grace Millane killer 'eroticised' backpacker's death, say prosecutors in trial's closing statements

The trial of Grace Millane’s accused killer heard the closing statements of the Crown and the defence on Thursday, with Justice Simon Moore expected to sum up the case Friday morning before sending the jury out for deliberation.  In closing, the prosecution said the accused, a 27-year-old New Zealand man who cannot be named, had "eroticised" Ms Millane's death, taking photos of her body and watching a pornographic film after killing her. Prosecutor Brian Dickey said “this case is about being...
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Grace Millane murder trial: jury retires to consider verdict

Judge tells jury that to return a verdict of murder they must be sure the accused intentionally killed Millane by strangling herJustice Simon Moore has summed up in the murder trial of Grace Millane in Auckland’s high court, telling the jury that while it is clear the defendant has repeatedly lied that is not grounds to convict him of murder.Millane died on the night of 1 December 2018 after a Tinder date with the accused, a 27-year-old New Zealand man whose name is suppressed. He has pleaded no...
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Grace Millane trial: Accused 'eroticised' backpacker's death

Jurors in the trial of the man accused of killing Grace Millane hear closing arguments from lawyers.
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Grace Millane trial: 'You can't consent to your murder,' prosecutor says in closing

Crown says ‘reckless violence’ is grounds for murder conviction in New Zealand while defence says suspect did not see choking as dangerousA jury in Auckland has heard the closing arguments in the trial of a man accused of murdering Grace Millane, with the crown arguing he caused the British backpacker’s death by using “reckless violence”.Millane died on the night of 1 December 2018 after a Tinder date with the accused, a 27-year-old New Zealand man whose name is suppressed. He has pleaded not gu...
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