Homicides up 14.6% over year ago

Property crimes decline while violent incidents rise

By , Daily Memphian Updated: July 29, 2021 2:45 PM CT | Published: July 29, 2021 2:08 PM CT

The city is on track to exceed last year’s record 332 homicides. Violent deaths are up 14.6% in 2021 compared to the same time period last year.


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Yolanda Jones

Yolanda Jones

Yolanda Jones covers criminal justice issues and general assignment news for The Daily Memphian. She previously was a reporter at The Commercial Appeal.


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