Number of murders in the United States by circumstances in 2015

Murder in the U.S. - number of victims by circumstances 2015 This graph displays murder victims by felony type or circumstances in the United States in 2015. In the same year, total 19 people were killed due to arson.
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Number of murder victims
Argument over money or property184
Arson19
Brawl due to influence of alcohol112
Brawl due to influence of narcotics75
Burglary102
Child killed by babysitter36
Gambling5
Gangland killings188
Institutional killings24
Juvenile gang killings604
Larceny-theft16
Motor vehicle theft41
Narcotic drug laws468
Other arguments2,941
Other sex offenses15
Other-not specified 1,683
Other-not specified (Felony type)735
Prostitution and commercialized vice6
Rape12
Robbery595
Romantic triangle106
Sniper attack5
Suspected felony type117
Unknown5,366
Number of murder victims
Argument over money or property184
Arson19
Brawl due to influence of alcohol112
Brawl due to influence of narcotics75
Burglary102
Child killed by babysitter36
Gambling5
Gangland killings188
Institutional killings24
Juvenile gang killings604
Larceny-theft16
Motor vehicle theft41
Narcotic drug laws468
Other arguments2,941
Other sex offenses15
Other-not specified 1,683
Other-not specified (Felony type)735
Prostitution and commercialized vice6
Rape12
Robbery595
Romantic triangle106
Sniper attack5
Suspected felony type117
Unknown5,366
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This graph displays murder victims by felony type or circumstances in the United States in 2015. In the same year, total 19 people were killed due to arson.
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Release date
September 2016
Region
United States
Survey time period
2015

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