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Expanded Homicide Data Table 13

Murder Circumstances

by Sex of Victim, 2014

Circumstances Total
murder
victims
Male Female Unknown
Total 11,961 9,246 2,681 34
Felony type total: 1,789 1,434 349 6
Rape 23 3 20 0
Robbery 565 502 63 0
Burglary 77 58 19 0
Larceny-theft 21 15 5 1
Motor vehicle theft 25 16 8 1
Arson 22 11 11 0
Prostitution and commercialized vice 19 10 9 0
Other sex offenses 3 2 1 0
Narcotic drug laws 371 341 29 1
Gambling 10 10 0 0
Other-not specified 653 466 184 3
Suspected felony type 83 58 25 0
Other than felony type total: 5,583 4,126 1,444 13
Romantic triangle 85 62 23 0
Child killed by babysitter 37 22 15 0
Brawl due to influence of alcohol 71 58 13 0
Brawl due to influence of narcotics 61 46 15 0
Argument over money or property 144 116 28 0
Other arguments 2,786 2,009 773 4
Gangland killings 145 138 7 0
Juvenile gang killings 570 534 35 1
Institutional killings 18 16 2 0
Sniper attack 3 2 1 0
Other-not specified 1,663 1,123 532 8
Unknown 4,506 3,628 863 15