Thursday, January 22, 2015


Nilanjana Bose asked me recently what the most commonly used weapons are in a homicide? So I did some research.

Top 10 most common murder weapons

1. Firearms

2. Knives

3. Punches or kicks


4. Clubs or baseball bats
5. Asphyxiation from carbon monoxide or sulfur
6. Strangulation
 7. Fire
8. Narcotics
9. Drowning

10. Explosives

And if you want actual stats just go here:

What's your weapon of choice?