Title: Homicide in Scotland
Description: This bulletin presents statistics on the number of homicide cases recorded in Scotland, where a single case of homicide is counted for each incident involving murder or culpable homicide, irrespective of the number of victims or accused. Victim and accused data are then provided, followed by the circumstances associated with the homicide. Additional details relating to the method, motive and relationship between the victim and the accused are also shown.
Counting Rules: The crime data included in the Homicide in Scotland bulletins are recorded according to the Scottish Crime Recording Standard.
Data Sources and Suitability: The Homicide in Scotland Data Sources and Suitability document can be accessed here.
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