Tara Costigan's murder rocked Canberra and stirred domestic violence debate

By Megan Gorrey
Updated April 24 2018 - 11:12pm, first published February 24 2017 - 6:34pm

It was the savage swing of an axe that ended a young mother's life in bloody horror, shattered an aghast family and forced Canberra's secret scourge of domestic violence out from behind closed doors.

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