The Coastal Packet: Maine has high rate of murders of women by men

Wednesday, September 16

Maine has high rate of murders of women by men

WCSH - According to a report by the Violence Policy Center, Maine ranks ninth in the homicide rate of women murdered by men. The center looked at homicide data from 2013. Nationwide, the homicide rate for one woman being murdered by one man in is country was 1.09 per 100-thousand. In Maine, it was 1.47. The state with the highest rate was South Carolina. That state's homicide rate was 2.32 per 100,000

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