London murders: a predictable pattern?
Version of Record online: 18 MAR 2009
© 2009 The Royal Statistical Society
Volume 6, Issue 1, pages 5–8, March 2009
How to Cite
Spiegelhalter, D. and Barnett, A. (2009), London murders: a predictable pattern?. Significance, 6: 5–8. doi: 10.1111/j.1740-9713.2009.00334.x
- Issue online: 18 MAR 2009
- Version of Record online: 18 MAR 2009
Four stabbings to death in a single day. Ninety murders in 7 months. Shocking figures—or are they? Knife crime makes the headlines almost daily but are Londoners really at increased risk of being murdered? David Spiegelhalter and Arthur Barnett investigate—and find a predictable pattern of murder.