Number of murders in City of St. Louis remains unchanged from 2011

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by KMOV.com Staff

KMOV.com

Posted on January 1, 2013 at 8:44 PM

ST. LOUIS (KMOV.com) – New statistics are showing the number of homicides in the City of St. Louis has not changed from 2011.

The most recent crime numbers show there were 113 homicide victims in St. Louis in 2012. That is the exact number of murders police investigated in 2011.

Even though that statistic went unchanged from 2011-2012, it has dropped by 32% since 2008, which was the highest recorded homicide in rate in the past 20 years.

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