Kaieteur News: "Thirty-four people, including eight women, have been murdered within the past three months, with most of the victims being slain in disputes.
Statistics compiled by Kaieteur News indicate that 23 of the victims were killed during disputes with associates or family members. Nine of those slain were victims of robberies. Of this number, six were shot, one stabbed, and two strangled. There was one suspected execution-style killing.
Of the murdered women, six appeared to be victims of “crimes of passion”, while two were apparently slain by robbers who broke into their homes. Three of these cases remain unsolved.