JA’s 2017 total murders close to 1,680 record set back in 2009
The 2017 murder rate is nearing 1,600 record, with five days to go in 2017. Records demonstrate that 1,581 individuals have been killed since January of this year so far which is just 99 less murders than in 2009, which has a record 1,680 killings.
As indicated by reports, St James keeps on driving the count with 325 killings and Clarendon with 166.
Most killing occur in this order based on location:
Westmoreland 147 killings
St Catherine North 138
Kingston Western division 125.
While 53 of murder casualties so far this year have been youngsters.
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