Femicide in North Carolina, 1991-1993

@article{Moracco1998FemicideIN,
  title={Femicide in North Carolina, 1991-1993},
  author={K. Moracco and C. Runyan and J. Butts},
  journal={Homicide Studies},
  year={1998},
  volume={2},
  pages={422 - 446}
}
  • K. Moracco, C. Runyan, J. Butts
  • Published 1998
  • Psychology
  • Homicide Studies
  • This population-based study describes all 586 North Carolina femicide victims age 15 and older between 1991 and 1993. We combined reviews of medical examiner records with interviews of law enforcement officers to obtain information about the events and the contexts in which the Femicides occurred. Victimization rates were highest for African American and young women. Fifty-four percent of the femicides were committed with firearms and 67% occurred at a residence. More than half the women were… CONTINUE READING
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