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United States

1 January 2004

Deseret Morning News (Utah)

Drugs, gangs and another unsettling year of domestic violence marked 2003's list of homicide victims. Forty-three people were slain in incidents that were charged as first-degree, second-degree or child-abuse homicide, according to statistics compiled by the Deseret Morning News. That's down from 2002's total of 47 homicides listed by the Utah Bureau of Criminal Identification and the state's average of 54 homicides per year from 1978 to 2001. Three of this year's... (

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