St. Louis ranks in top five crime-ridden cities - KMOV.com

St. Louis ranks in top five crime-ridden cities

(KMOV) – St. Louis is in the top five of a list of cities with the highest murder rates in the country, according to CQ Press.

New Orleans ranked at number one, with nearly 52 murders per 100,000 residents.

Richmond, California came in second, and St. Louis was ranked third, with 40 murders per 100,000 residents.

CQ Press came to its conclusions through data compiled from the FBI.

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