Murder is down in London during the last 50 days – but is that because of the coronavirus restrictions?
List of murder victims in London in the year 2020
Earlier this year the Metropolitan Police released figures showing there were a total of 393 unsolved murders between 1997 and 2018 (or using their definition, ‘undetected’). The number of undetected murders peaked in around 2001 before decreasing to single figures between 2011 and 2015, then increasing again to a new peak in 2018. The percentage […]
Domestic homicides – that is murders and manslaughters where the killer and the victim are either partners or family members – tend to account for 20 per cent of the total every year. However there is a lot of variation over time which does not necessarily follow the general trend. For example, in 2017 there […]
Did the number of murders in London increase or or decrease last year? It depends whether you mean calendar year or financial year.