Crime

Homicides Jump over 30% in Oakland County in 2021; Eight Victims Were Children

January 03, 2022, 8:11 AM

Oakland County recorded 35 homicides in 2021, up more than 30 percent from last year. Eight victims were children including four high school students killed in Oxford, The Oakland Press reports.

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The youngest fatality was a 15-month-old infant allegedly killed by his parents. The others under 18: 

  • A 3-year-old victim allegedly killed by a caregiver

  • An 8-year-old girl allegedly slain by her brother

  • A 15-year-old fatally shot by her stepfather, who then killed himself

  • Four high school students in Oxford (pictured)

 


Read more:  The Oakland Press


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