Monday, October 4, 2010
The Beat: 289 in September
September closed in Juarez with a total of 289 violent deaths, not quite as many as the 336 registered in August, or the 313 in June, but one more than the total in July. As of September 30, 2326 homicides have been registered so far this year, still on record pace. In all of 2009 there were 2657 homicides on the year. At the current pace through September the yearly total will be 3110 at the end of 2010, more than 8.5 homicides per day.