Lethal violence in Sweden 1990–2017

Trends and characteristics. English summary of Brå report 2019:6

This study describes the characteristics of lethal violence in Sweden today (2014-2017) and its development from the beginning of the 1990s.

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Over the years, Brå has published a number of studies on lethal violence. This study describes the characteristics of lethal violence in Sweden today (2014-2017) and its development from the beginning of the 1990s. The study has collected data on all cases of lethal violence which occurred during the period 2014-2017. The data include preliminary investigations and, in cases with clearances, indictments and court judgements, pre-sentencing reports, and examinations conducted by forensic psychiatrists. The data were then analysed together with data that have previously been collected for the years 1990-2013.

 

URN:NBN:SE:BRA-841

© The Swedish National Council for Crime Prevention 2019
Authors: Jonas Öberg and Klara Hradilova Selin

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