Murders So Far This Year Surpass Total Homicides For 2016
The number of people who have been killed in Jamaica since the beginning of the year has already surpassed the figure for all of 2016.
Crime figures indicate that between January 1 and November 4, 1359 people were killed. This equates to a 26 per cent increase over the same time frame in 2016.
1350 homicides were recorded throughout the entire year of 2016 in Jamaica.
So far this year, 103 women,and 1200 men have been killed in a violent manner.
A more detailed look at the figures reveals that 48 children and eight members of the Jamaica Constabulary Force have been killed since the beginning of the year.
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