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Switzerland. 2009 ‘Intentional Homicides (Homicides Intentionnels) 2008.’ Police Statistics on Crime Annual Report 2008 (Statistique Policière de la Criminalité Rapport Annuel 2008), p. 1. Berne: Office fédéral de la police. 1 July

Relevant contents

Homicides intentionnels

CPS ART. 111 Meurtre
CPS ART. 112 Assassinat
CPS ART. 113 Meurtre passionnel
CPS ART. 114 Meurtre à la demande de la victime
CPS ART. 115 Incitation et assistance au suicide
CPS ART. 116 Infanticide

En tout
2008: 165
2007: 203

Délit consommé
2008: 54
2007: 51

Tentative
2008: 111
2007: 152

Moyens utilisés

Arme à feu
2008: 18
2007: 35

Arme blanche
2008: 68
2007: 66

Etranglement
2008: 8
2007: 18

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Translated content:

Intentional Homicides

CPS ART. 111 Murder
CPS ART. 112 Assassination
CPS ART. 113 Murder of passion
CPS ART. 114 Murder demanded by the victim
CPS ART. 115 Incitement and assisted suicide
CPS ART. 116 Infanticide

In total
2008: 165
2007: 203

Achieved offence [completed homicide]
2008: 54
2007: 51

Attempt
2008: 111
2007: 152

Medium used

Firearm
2008: 18
2007: 35

Bladed weapon
2008: 68
2007: 66

Strangulation
2008: 8
2007: 18

[CPS = Swiss Penal Code]

ID: Q4820

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