South Africa’s Murder Rate Fell to 34.1 per 100,000 in 2009/10

South Africa’s murder rate fell to 34.1 per 100,000 people in the year through March, the South African Police Service said in a statement released in Pretoria today.

The rate dropped from 37.3 in the previous 12 months. The decline was the third-biggest since 1995, the statement said.

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