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Review of 2014

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The Metropolitan Police statistics show a total of 94 homicides for 2014 (see http://www.met.police.uk/crimefigures/). This figure, which includes murders, manslaughters, corporate manslaughters and infanticides, is a 13.8 per cent decrease on the previous year, 2013, with 109. So far (as … Continue reading

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Unsolved Murders in London 2014

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Four murders in London during 2014 remain unsolved. Can you help? The cases are: Floarea Nicolae, 20, was stabbed to death in Edmonton, north London, on 1 June 2014. A suspect was charged but denied involvement and was acquitted after … Continue reading

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Homicides ‘to fall below 100′

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The BBC reported recently that the yearly number of homicides* in London is expected to fall below 100 for the first time since the 1960s. According to the Metropolitan Police, by 22 December there had been 93 victims of homicide in … Continue reading

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The Cycle of Crime

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Jae’don Fearon was ten years old when his father was shot dead. He was asleep in bed that night in April 2003 when gunmen opened fire on an Audi TT driving away from a nightclub in Clerkenwell, east London. The … Continue reading

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Review of 2012

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The number of homicides in London fell by nearly 20 per cent from last year – with 97 victims compared to 117 in 2011 (Note this was later increased to 99 - see update below). This continuing decrease in the murder … Continue reading

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Domestic Violence part 2

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Last month we looked in detail at the issue of domestic violence homicides in London by looking at the cases for 2011. In part two, we compare the figures for previous years. So what are the trends in ‘DV’ homicides … Continue reading

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The Met’s Five Year List of Murders

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The Metropolitan Police recently agreed to release details of all ‘murders’ in the last five years following a Freedom of Information request. There are a few discrepancies with our own list of murders but these actually illuminate how the Met … Continue reading

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