Murders up 44% in Memphis through first quarter of 2023

By , Daily Memphian Updated: April 01, 2023 8:16 AM CT | Published: April 01, 2023 4:00 AM CT

As of March 30, there had been 78 murders in Memphis this year compared to 54 murders at the same point in 2022, according to Memphis Police Department data.


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Julia Baker

Julia Baker

Julia Baker covers Memphis and Shelby County’s law enforcement agencies and is a member of The Daily Memphian’s public safety reporting team. A lifelong Memphian, Julia graduated from the University of Memphis in 2021. Other publications and organizations she has written for include Chalkbeat, Memphis Flyer, Memphis Parent magazine and Memphis magazine.

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