Half of all Homicides in Guilford County (Greensboro & High Point) were Domestic Assault Related in 2013

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In 2013, there were 26 Murders in Guilford County. Of those 26 homicides, half were domestic related deaths as a result of various assaults. In Greensboro alone, the Greensboro Police Department investigated 11 murders which were the result of Domestic Violence. To put it in perspective, in 2012 there were only 3 domestic assaults which resulted in Death in Greensboro. The greatest difficulty with domestic violence, is the police cannot help where they have not been called. Of the 11 Domestic Murders in 2013, the Greensboro Police Department had only been contacted once on a prior occasion.

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