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How the justice system turned a domestic violence victim into an accused murderer

Four years ago, Jonda Stephen found herself in a life-or-death situation.

Her partner, Chris Tiffin, had hit her in the head three times with a clothes iron, so she picked up a knife and stabbed him in self-defence.

  • Angelique Donnellan
  • ABC

“We’d been fighting all weekend,” she told 7.30.

“I’ve said, I just can’t keep doing this anymore.

“He had my laptop and he was going to smash it and so I just grabbed for it and next thing he’s picked up an iron and…

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