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Expanded Homicide Data Table 13

Murder Circumstances

by Sex of Victim, 2015

Circumstances Total
murder
victims
Male Female Unknown
Total 13,455 10,608 2,818 29
Felony type total: 2,014 1,641 370 3
Rape 12 2 10 0
Robbery 595 541 54 0
Burglary 102 71 31 0
Larceny-theft 16 15 1 0
Motor vehicle theft 41 25 15 1
Arson 19 10 9 0
Prostitution and commercialized vice 6 2 4 0
Other sex offenses 15 8 7 0
Narcotic drug laws 468 426 42 0
Gambling 5 5 0 0
Other-not specified 735 536 197 2
Suspected felony type 117 85 32 0
Other than felony type total: 5,958 4,474 1,476 8
Romantic triangle 106 73 33 0
Child killed by babysitter 36 26 10 0
Brawl due to influence of alcohol 112 99 13 0
Brawl due to influence of narcotics 75 53 22 0
Argument over money or property 184 153 31 0
Other arguments 2,941 2,118 822 1
Gangland killings 188 178 10 0
Juvenile gang killings 604 584 20 0
Institutional killings 24 23 1 0
Sniper attack 5 4 1 0
Other-not specified 1,683 1,163 513 7
Unknown 5,366 4,408 940 18