8 females were murdered by males in Wyoming in 2020
The homicide rate among females murdered by males in Wyoming was 2.80 per 100,000 in 2020
Ranked 3rd in the United States
The average age was 42 years old.
Out of 8 female homicide victims, 8 were white.
MOST COMMON WEAPONS
For homicides in which the weapon used could be identified, 86 percent of female victims (6 out of 7) were shot and killed with guns. Of these, 83 percent (5 victims) were killed with handguns.
For homicides in which the victim to offender relationship could be identified, 100 percent of female victims (8 out of 8) were murdered by someone they knew. No female victims were killed by strangers. Of the victims who knew their offenders, 100 percent (8 victims) were wives, common-law wives, ex-wives, or girlfriends of the offenders. Among the female intimates who were murdered, 86 percent (6 victims) were killed with guns; 83 percent of these (5 victims) were shot and killed with handguns.
For homicides in which the circumstances could be identified, 86 percent (6 out of 7) were not related to the commission of any other felony. Of these, 33 percent (2 homicides) involved arguments between the victim and the offender.
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