Big Drop in Murders as World Cup Captivated Jamaican Criminals

Jamaican criminals were so busy watching the World Cup that murders dropped by 70, or 12%t during the month-long soccer fiesta.

For the specific period of the World Cup — June 12 to July 13 2014 — a total of 75 murders were reported to the police.

This figure compares with 104 murders in 2013, a difference of 29 and 96 murders in 2012, a difference of 21 murders.

Germany 2014 World Cup Home Kit

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