SEP 13 2019 UPDATE: August 2019 saw at least three murders taking place in Barbados (35 for the year so far). The Nation and Barbados Today recently reported that two men have been charged with the murder of 22-year-old Rahim Ward sometime between Aug 23 and 30. Ward was reported missing around Aug 23. His body was subsequently discovered in a shallow grave on Aug 30. Charts and other related information below to be updated in due course.
August 2019 saw at least two murders taking place in Barbados (34 for the year so far). One took place in the parish of St. Michael, while the other took place in St. Philip. The victims were both male and died as a result of knife and gun related violence respectively. The data was collected and compiled based on available media reports at the time. See below charts for additional details and analysis.