Barbados Murder Statistics August 2017

The murder count for the year has risen from 24 to 26. The two recent victims are Renaldo Gittens and Rico Burgess. Both were killed in Marley Vale, St. Philip on August 29.

Latest Data:

26 murders to date.

June, July and August had the most murders, relative to Jan through May, with 5 each.

St. Michael is the “murder capital”of Barbados with 7 murders to date.

Shooting is the leading cause of deaths (18).

Average age of murder victims: 35 years old.

The 25 to 34 age group has the most murders (8).

 

 

 

 

 

 

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