London Homicide Investigations

Meeting: 
MQT on 2014-02-26
Session date: 
February 26, 2014
Reference: 
2014/0604
Question By: 
Kit Malthouse
Organisation: 
GLA Conservatives
Asked Of: 
The Mayor

Question

How many London homicide investigations that were committed since the 26th January 2011 remain undetected?

Answer

Answer for London Homicide Investigations

Answer for London Homicide Investigations

Answered By: 
The Mayor

Between 26th January 2011 and 16th February 2014 there were 314 homicides in London. Of these, 292 have been detected. Of the remaining 22; the MPS have identified suspects and are awaiting charging decisions from the CPS in 6 case; and in a further 5 cases, suspects have been identified but are awaiting extradition from overseas. Eleven remain undetected.