• 111 homicides investigated in Allegheny County in 2018


    PITTSBURGH - The Allegheny County Medical Examiner’s Office investigated 111 homicides in 2018.

    The final list of homicides in the county was released Wednesday morning.

    PHOTOS: 111 people killed in Allegheny County in 2018

    Diron Hopwood’s death was the first homicide of the year. The 25-year-old was shot and killed Jan. 9 in Pittsburgh, just blocks from Westinghouse High School.

    The last homicide of 2018 happened New Year’s Eve in North Braddock. Ta-Sean Gray, 18, was found shot to death and lying under a grill behind a home.

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    June and October saw the most homicides, with 16 each month.

    December had three homicides -- the smallest monthly total for the year.

    To see the full list of Allegheny County homicides in 2018, CLICK HERE.




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