Homicide/suspicious death statistics for cases submitted to the forensic science laboratory in the Republic of Ireland for 2004-2008.

@article{LeeGorman2011HomicidesuspiciousDS,
  title={Homicide/suspicious death statistics for cases submitted to the forensic science laboratory in the Republic of Ireland for 2004-2008.},
  author={Marce A Lee-Gorman and Sarah MacNeill and Damien Rizet and Se{\'a}n D McDermott},
  journal={Medicine, science, and the law},
  year={2011},
  volume={51 3},
  pages={146-50}
}
The purpose of this study was to examine the trends and patterns of homicide in the Republic of Ireland over a five-year period (2004-2008). In total, 293 cases are covered in the survey. The majority of the victims were men. The most common age group of victims was 20-29 years old. The majority of the suspects were also men. The most common age was also 20-29 years old. Stabbing was the most common method used to kill and this often featured multiple wounds to the head and body. Shooting and… CONTINUE READING