2004 Supplemental Homicide Report

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Negligent Manslaughter Report | Justifiable Homicide Report


Murder and Non-Negligent Manslaughter

The classification of this offense is based solely on police investigation as opposed to the determination of a court, medical examiner, coroner, jury or other judicial body.

Number Per Month*
Month Homicides
January 15
February 15
March 15
April 20
May 10
June 24
July 14
August 18
September 17
October 14
November 20
December 5

*Homicides per month do not include statistics from Englewood P.D., Greeley P.D., Lone Tree P.D. and Weld County Sheriff.

 

Total Victims:  199    Total Offenders:  247


Victims
  • One hundred and forty-two (142) or 71.4% of the homicide victims were male. 
  • Fifty-seven (57) or 28.6% of the homicide victims were female.

Offenders

  • One hundred and sixty-five (165) or 66.8% of the offenders were male. 
  • Thirty-three (33) or 13.4% of the offenders were female. 
  • The remaining forty-nine (49) or 19.8% of the offenders were considered unknown.  (i.e. the age, sex, and race of the offender is not known to law enforcement).

 

Victim Race
Race Victims Percentage
Asian 1 0.5%
Black 39 19.6%
Indian 2 1.0%
White 156 78.4%
Unknown 1 0.5%
Race of Known Offenders
Race Victims Percentage
Asian 1 0.4%
Black 50 20.2%
Indian 5 2.0%
White 140 56.7%
Unknown 51 20.7%

 

Victim Age
Age Group Number of Victims
Unknown 2
Under 1 year 6
1 to 10 years 9
11 to 17 years 8
18 to 20 years 18
21 to 29 years 52
30 to 39 years 31
40 to 49 years 37
50 to 59 years 20
60 to 69 years 11
70 and Older 5
Age of Known Offenders
Age Group Number of Offenders
Unknown 64
11 to 17 years 11
18 to 20 years 36
21 to 29 years 67
30 to 39 years 27
40 to 49 years 29
50 to 59 years 8
60 to 69 years 3
70 and Older 2

 

Relationship of Homicide Victim to Offender*
Relationship Number of Victims
Acquaintance 53
Babysittee 1
Boyfriend/Girlfriend 12
Child 12
Child of Boy/Girl Friend 2
Common-Law Spouse 5
Ex-Spouse 1
Friend 8
Neighbor 3
Other Family Member 10
Otherwise Known 10
Parent 4
Same Sex Relationship 1
Sibling 2
Spouse 13
Stranger 25
Unknown 88

*As there can be multiple victims and/or offenders involved in one incident, the total number of victim to offender relationships can be greater than the total number of victims, offenders or incidents.

 

Homicide by Type of Weapon
Type of Weapon Number of Victims
Asphyxiation 1
Blunt Object 10
Fire 1
Firearm 116
Hands/Fists/Feet 35
Knife 31
Motor Vehicle 2
Other/Multiple Weapon 3
Homicide by Circumstance
Circumstance Number of Victims
Burglary 1
Forcible Rape 1
Robbery 8
Larceny 1
Drug Deals 5
Argument 82
Gang Related 7
Other 25
Unknown 69
 

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