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Homicide in Scotland 2020-2021: statistics

Statistical bulletin on crimes of homicide recorded by the police in Scotland in 2020-2021.

Homicide in Scotland 2020-2021: statistics
Homicide in Scotland 2020-21

Homicide in Scotland 2020-21

This bulletin presents statistics on crimes of homicide recorded by the police in Scotland in 2020-21. Statistics are presented on the number of homicide cases recorded in Scotland, where a single case of homicide is counted for each crime involving Murder or Culpable homicide (common law), irrespective of the number of victims or accused. This bulletin also presents victim and accused data, the circumstances associated with the homicide, and additional details relating to the method, motive and relationship between the victim and the accused.


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