Homicide in Tours (Indre-et-Loire, France): a four-year review.

  title={Homicide in Tours (Indre-et-Loire, France): a four-year review.},
  author={Pauline Saint-Martin and Marie Bouyssy and Stephane Bathellier and S. Al Sarraj and Patrick O'Byrne},
  journal={Journal of clinical forensic medicine},
  volume={13 6-8},
This retrospective study examined homicides in two French departments located in the West of France (Indre-et-Loire and Loir-et-Cher) for a four-year period from 2000 to 2003. During this period 63 homicidal deaths were investigated at the Institute of Forensic Science of Tours (Indre-et-Loire). There were 45 male and 18 female victims with an average homicide rate of 1.55 per 100,000 persons. The mean age of the victims was 42 years-old. Forty-five assailants were identified; their mean age… CONTINUE READING