Suicide preceded by murder: the epidemiology of homicide-suicide in England and Wales 1988-92.

@article{Barraclough2002SuicidePB,
  title={Suicide preceded by murder: the epidemiology of homicide-suicide in England and Wales 1988-92.},
  author={Brian Barraclough and Elizabeth Clare Harris},
  journal={Psychological medicine},
  year={2002},
  volume={32 4},
  pages={577-84}
}
BACKGROUND We describe for the first time the epidemiology of homicide-suicide incidents for England and Wales. Previous descriptions have been of incidents in London (1946-62) and Yorkshire and Humberside (1975-1992). METHODS Death certificates were obtained for all who died in homicide-suicide incidents in England and Wales (1988-1992) that were reported by the police to the Home Office. Incidents were included in the analysis if the interval between death or fatal injury of victim and… CONTINUE READING