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Expanded Homicide Data Table 13

Murder Circumstances

by Sex of Victim, 2010

Circumstances Total
murder
victims
Male Female Unknown
Total 12,996 10,058 2,918 20
Felony type total: 1,923 1,601 319 3
Rape 41 0 41 0
Robbery 780 696 83 1
Burglary 80 60 20 0
Larceny-theft 20 16 4 0
Motor vehicle theft 37 27 10 0
Arson 35 24 11 0
Prostitution and commercialized vice 5 0 5 0
Other sex offenses 14 10 4 0
Narcotic drug laws 463 431 32 0
Gambling 7 7 0 0
Othernot specified 441 330 109 2
Suspected felony type 66 40 25 1
Other than felony type total: 6,351 4,648 1,697 6
Romantic triangle 90 72 18 0
Child killed by babysitter 36 21 15 0
Brawl due to influence of alcohol 121 103 18 0
Brawl due to influence of narcotics 58 44 14 0
Argument over money or property 181 153 28 0
Other arguments 3,215 2,316 897 2
Gangland killings 176 164 12 0
Juvenile gang killings 673 639 33 1
Institutional killings 17 15 2 0
Sniper attack 3 3 0 0
Othernot specified 1,781 1,118 660 3
Unknown 4,656 3,769 877 10