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RVA Murders Map 2016

One of larger local stories of 2016 is the spike in killings from last year to this, with 61 homicides on the books with 2 days left in the year. This is a marked jump from 41 in 2015, and the highest since the 81 murders in 2006. For comparison, Richmond’s worst year was 1994 with 161 killings.

The East End has seen 14 killings in 2016, one over the 13 in 2015 and matching the total for 2010. In 2006, there were 25 killings in the East End.

Check out the interactive RVA Murders Map 2016 for more info →


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