South Carolina ranks fifth nationwide in domestic homicides
43 S.C. women killed by men in 2014
September 20, 2016 at 2:34PM
South Carolina no longer ranks as the deadliest state in the nation for women murdered by men, but the rate of female homicide victims still outpaces the national average. Moving to the fifth spot nationwide, according to a report from the Violence Policy Center, the number of women murdered by men in South Carolina dropped from 2.3 per 100,000 women in 2013 to 1.7 in 2014.