Ninety-one people died at the hands of another in Sacramento County during 2011, continuing a gradual climb in the total number of victims since a record-low year in 2009.
The average age of victims was 36; six of them were juveniles. Of the 62 suspects arrested in connection with the homicides, the average age was 30, with five of them under the age of 18. About 68 percent of homicides involved gun violence, down slightly from 70 percent in 2010. The next most common mode was stabbing, at 13 percent.
This map shows each of the murders. To see victim information, method of killing and the investigating agency, click on markers.
Source: Local police departments; Bee research