Homicide victims and mechanisms in Lithuania from 2004 to 2016

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Homicide victims and mechanisms in Lithuania from 2004 to 2016

Category: Homicide, International|Journal: Journal of Forensic and Legal Medicine (full text)|Author: A Jasulaitis, A Utkus, D Characiejus, D Fomin, E Jurolaic, J Stasiuniene, S Chmieliauskas, S Laima|Year: 2019

Highlights

The deaths from gunshot wounds account for only 5.6% of cases.

Most of the homicide cases involved a heavy blunt object.

Most of the victims were middle-aged men.

More than half of the victims were intoxicated.

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