Expanded Homicide Data Table 12

Expanded Homicide Data Table 12
Murder Circumstances
by Victim's Sex, 2005

Circumstances Total murder victims Male Female Unknown
Total 14,860 11,683 3,155 22
Felony type total: 2,161 1,817 341 3
Rape 44 2 42 0
Robbery 921 820 100 1
Burglary 88 66 22 0
Larceny-theft 12 12 0 0
Motor vehicle theft 31 22 9 0
Arson 37 18 19 0
Prostitution and commercialized vice 13 8 5 0
Other sex offenses 9 5 4 0
Narcotic drug laws 589 553 36 0
Gambling 2 2 0 0
Othernot specified 415 309 104 2
Suspected felony type 44 34 10 0
Other than felony type total: 7,044 5,239 1,799 6
Romantic triangle 117 94 23 0
Child killed by babysitter 26 15 11 0
Brawl due to influence of alcohol 120 108 12 0
Brawl due to influence of narcotics 97 76 21 0
Argument over money or property 211 180 31 0
Other arguments 3,692 2,697 992 3
Gangland killings 96 90 6 0
Juvenile gang killings 754 731 23 0
Institutional killings 12 12 0 0
Sniper attack 2 2 0 0
Othernot specified 1,917 1,234 680 3
Unknown 5,611 4,593 1,005 13

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