When Men Murder Women: An Analysis of 1997 Homicide Data

Females Murdered by Males in Single Victim/Single Offender Incidents

Table of Contents

The Myth: The Stranger Lurking in the Alley
The Reality: The Husband or Boyfriend with a Gun
Key Findings: A Summary of the Report
Conclusion: Guns and Domestic Violence – A Deadly Mix
Appendix One: Number of Females Murdered by Males in Single Victim/Single Offender Homicides and Rates by State, 1997
Understanding the Statistics
U.S. Summary

Additional Information on the 15 States with the Highest Rate of Female Homicide

Louisiana
Nevada
Arkansas
South Carolina
Oklahoma
North Carolina
Alabama
Virginia
Wyoming
Alaska
Maryland
Georgia
Texas
Colorado
New Mexico

 

This is the full text of the October 1999 Violence Policy Center study When Men Murder Women: An Analysis of 1996 Homicide Data.