2017 Among The Bloodiest Years On Record In Jamaica

Sixteen hun­dred and six­teen (1,616) mur­ders were record­ed in Jamaica dur­ing the year 2017.

Of those mur­ders, 335 took place in the parish of St James. However, the tal­ly for total mur­ders could rise as fifty oth­er cas­es have report­ed­ly been list­ed as death inves­ti­ga­tions.

This means 2017 is among the blood­i­est years on record.

In the year 2009, 1,683 per­sons were killed in Jamaica – the high­est on record.

In 2005 a year also a year filled with blood­let­ting there was a record­ed 1,670 mur­ders. http://​jablogz​.com/​2​0​1​8​/​0​1​/​2​0​1​7​-​a​m​o​n​g​-​t​h​e​-​b​l​o​o​d​i​e​s​t​-​y​e​a​r​s​-​o​n​-​r​e​c​o​r​d​-​i​n​-​j​a​m​a​i​ca/