London’s 2023 murders examined: key figures in the UK capital’s homicides

This report presents a detailed analysis of the estimated 103 homicides that occurred in Greater London in 2023, marked by a concerning trend in violent crimes. Stabbings emerged as the predominant method of killing, accounting for over 60% of cases.

London’s 2020 murders examined: key figures in the UK capital’s homicides

In 2020, Greater London witnessed a decline in overall murders to 131, a reported reduction of 11% from the previous year. However, this period saw a concerning rise in domestic killings, increasing from 11% to 17% of total homicides, with a particular surge in children’s deaths.