Expanded Homicide Data Table 13

Murder Circumstances

by Sex of Victim, 2013

Circumstances Total
murder
victims
Male Female Unknown
Total 12,253 9,523 2,707 23
Felony type total: 1,909 1,563 345 1
Rape1 20 3 17 0
Robbery 686 605 81 0
Burglary 94 71 23 0
Larceny-theft 16 12 4 0
Motor vehicle theft 27 17 10 0
Arson 37 23 14 0
Prostitution and commercialized vice 13 11 2 0
Other sex offenses 9 2 7 0
Narcotic drug laws 386 352 34 0
Gambling 7 6 1 0
Other-not specified 614 461 152 1
Suspected felony type 122 82 40 0
Other than felony type total: 5,782 4,293 1,485 4
Romantic triangle 69 50 19 0
Child killed by babysitter 30 20 10 0
Brawl due to influence of alcohol 93 74 19 0
Brawl due to influence of narcotics 59 42 17 0
Argument over money or property 133 110 23 0
Other arguments 2,889 2,003 885 1
Gangland killings 138 128 10 0
Juvenile gang killings 584 566 18 0
Institutional killings 15 15 0 0
Sniper attack 6 6 0 0
Other-not specified 1,766 1,279 484 3
Unknown 4,440 3,585 837 18
  • 1 The rape figures in this table are an aggregate total of the data submitted using both the revised and legacy Uniform Crime Reporting definitions.