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NCJ Number: 118819 Find in a Library
Title: When Parents Kill Their Young Children: Detroit 1982-1986
Journal: Journal of Family Violence  Volume:3  Issue:4  Dated:(1988)  Pages:339-346
Author(s): A Goetting
Date Published: 1988
Page Count: 8
Type: Research (Applied/Empirical)
Format: Article
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: This study describes a population of 36 parents or parent figures arrested or charged for killing their children under the age of 6 years between 1982 and 1986.
Abstract: This profile on parent-on-child homicide includes demographic and social characteristics of offenders and victims, circumstances of offense, and arrest and court dispositions. 16 references. (Author abstract modified)
Main Term(s): Family homicide
Index Term(s): Crimes against children; Michigan
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