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Homicide in Scotland 2015-16

Homicide in Scotland 2015-16

Tuesday, October 11, 2016

ISBN: 9781786525031

Statistical bulletin on crimes of homicide recorded by the police in Scotland in 2015-16.

Executive Summary

This bulletin presents statistics on the number of homicide cases recorded in Scotland, where a single case of homicide is counted for each incident involving murder or culpable homicide, irrespective of the number of victims or accused. Victim and accused data are then provided, followed by the circumstances associated with the homicide. Additional details relating to the method, motive and relationship between the victim and the accused are also shown.