STL murders up 20 percent in '14 over '13

ST. LOUIS – New crime statistics in the City of St. Louis show violent crime has been a trend this year.

Between January and July 71 homicides have been reported, which is a 20 percent increase over 2013.

Overall, crime is down 13 percent over this time last year.

A full report of crime statistics can be found on the St. Louis Metropolitan Police Department's website.


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