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Wednesday, September 15

Murders down by 42 per cent in August -Shootings drop but rapes increase

JamaicaObserver.com: "MURDERS fell by 46 per cent in August this compared to the same period last year. Police statistics released this morning indicated that 81 murders were committed last month compared to 139 in August 2009.
Shootings have also shown a downward trend with 97 being committed last month compared to 159 in August 2009, a 39 per cent decline.
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