In early February, Mr Brown had trouble contacting his daughter and asked his son-in-law to visit her home.
Greater Manchester Police. Bolton Coroner Jennifer Leeming said the inquest, scheduled for three days, would attempt to establish what lessons could be learned from the case. The court heard he had been jailed for three years in for harassing another woman and for six months a year earlier after breaching a restraining order.
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Mr Brown told the inquest: "I'm not here for anyone's crucifixion. Murder suspect's body discovered.
The hearing continues. Under fire force 'failed victim'.
Published 11 March Published 16 September Published 19 February Published 12 February Published 9 February Related Internet Links. A woman who was strangled and set on fire by a violent and obsessive ex-boyfriend was not given enough police protection, an inquest has heard. He actually had a history of violence against women.
Fugitive's suicide after murder. Mr Brown, originally from Aberdeen but now living in Batley, West Yorkshire, said he had taken "an instant dislike" to Appleton, 40, who his daughter had met via Facebook in April Ms Wood told her father Appleton had a criminal record for motoring offences.
Murder suspect 'was online dater'. Ms Wood spent Christmas with her father in Batley before returning to her home in Salford. Clare Wood had made several complaints to police about George Appleton before her death in Salford in Appleton, who had a history of violence against women, was still able to get into her home and kill her, Bolton Coroner's Court was told.
He was found hanged in a derelict pub six days later. She had a panic alarm installed at her home after making an allegation of attempted rape against Appleton, who was arrested a week before her death for smashing down her front door.
Salford murder victim clare wood 'was not protected'
Michael Brown, the victim's father, told the hearing: "Mistakes were made. Victim made 'repeated' complaints. Appleton, from Adelphi Court, Salford, was known to search for women on online dating websites and social networking sites, including Facebook.
In the months before her murder she had repeatedly contacted GMP claiming Appleton had caused criminal damage, harassed, threatened to kill and sexually assaulted her.
An inquest into his death found he committed suicide. More on this story.