The Nation newspaper and Barbados Today recently reported a total of 24 murders for the year (so far). However, by my count – which was based on their reporting – the total was 23. Now I see why. On Aug 22 the Nation newspaper made a correction: Missing from the count was Sherwin Success who was gunned down in Wotton, Christ Church, on May 6.
My updated analysis now looks like this (all data/info as of Aug 28 2017):