Year: 2013 Source: International Journal of Law, Crime & Justice.(2012).40(3):133-151.DOI: 10.1016/j.ijlcj.2011.08.001 SIEC No: 20130234

Male possessiveness is a key motivating factor in the majority of cases of dyadic death. While domestic abuse is found in some cases, there are others with no such history. ÔSuicidal abrogationÕ frees perpetrators to commit homicide before they die.