Official statistics show that the total number of homicides (murder and manslaughter) increased from the 1960s until around 2003 before dropping again – followed by a smaller peak in around 2017/18. What’s the explanation?
The parents of an 18 year-old student was shot and stabbed to death near his home in east London are still waiting for justice two years later. Police told the inquest that they hope to charge up to 12 people in connection with the case ‘in the near future’.
Detectives repeated appeals for information on the 20th anniversary of one of the UK’s most notorious unsolved cases.
Eleven murder cases remain unsolved. Can you help bring the killers to justice?
We have counted 106 homicides in London for 2022. Although that figure may rise or fall depending on the outcome of investigations, it amounts to an 18 per cent fall from the 127 we counted in 2021.