Christmas Eve Stabbing Raises San Jose Murders to 25-Year High
The City of San Jose’s homicide total officially reached a 25-year high on Christmas Eve, after a woman was stabbed to death at a home in downtown San Jose in what authorities are calling a domestic dispute.
According to the San Jose Mercury News, Saturday night’s murder was the city’s 47th homicide in 2016. There were 53 killings in 1991, and since 2011, San Jose has reportedly averaged 40 homicides a year. – READ MORE