Does financial loss lead to murder?


A new study study using data from FBI's Supplementary Homicide Reports from years 2000- 2007, explored the effect of financial loss on familial homicide. In the report, “Social Structure and Family Homicides,” researchers found a strong link between economic deprivation and family homicide and were stronger for intimate partner homicides and filicides.

Read the report here.

Use the Crime Report for more information on homicides.

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