homicide

Annual report findings for England, Wales, and Scotland, for suicide and homicide. The report covers deaths by suicide for the period January 1997 to December 2008; people convicted of homicide, presented by year of conviction between January 1997 and December 2007; and sudden unexplained death (SUD) in psychiatric in-patients for the period March 1999 to December 2007 (England and Wales only).

This bulletin is part of a series of bulletins produced by the Scottish Government on the criminal justice system. It presents statistics on the crimes of homicides recorded by the police in Scotland in the period 2000-01 to 2009-10, incorporating information as known at 13 December
2010.

The bulletin includes all crimes of murder and culpable homicide but excludes cases of causing death by dangerous driving and causing death by careless driving while under the influence of drink or drugs.