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Attempted murders of women are frequently preceded by incidents of stalking. A study of incidents in 10 major U.S. cities found that nearly 9 in 10 attempted murders of women involved at least one incident of stalking in the year prior to the attempted murder.

McFarlene, J., Campbell, J., Wilt, S., Sachs, C., Ulrich, Y., & Xu, X. “Stalking and Intimate Partner Femicide”. Homicide Studies, 3(4), 300–316. (2016).

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