Teenage Killings in London
Put this map together this afternoon, and it scares me quite a bit. It shows the 25 teenage boys and one girl who have been killed inside the M25 since the beginning of 2008 (I think I got them all).
The Google Map is embedded, so click through if you can’t see it in an RSS reader. It was updated in 2009 with two, bringing it to a total of 28 (using a BBC News article), so it’s now complete.
What the hell is going on?
By Farhan Mannan on 14 September 2008 at 21:12:
Some kind of “society failure”, I think.
By Paul Mison on 14 September 2008 at 21:18:
How about plotting road fatalities? After all, everyone’s celebrating, as it’s now down to only (http://www.tfl.gov.uk/corporate/media/newscentre/8722.aspx)[331 a year]; roughly ten for every knife crime victim, if the year finishes the way it’s started.
By Will Morgan on 17 September 2008 at 00:16:
Also doubles as a map of places where I definitely don’t want to live.
But honestly, I think it’s time for classroom teachers to start caning kids again. I’m getting pretty tired of seeing poncey liberal parents letting their children run wild, whilst the kids themselves know they’re in control and lavish it.
And thus, we have our problem.
By Barbara on 03 December 2008 at 23:46:
well I for one want all these killings to STOP… And so I am putting on a concert at Wembley Stadium on 31/01/2009 and it’s a multi- cultural concert… All welcome.
By mutante cosmico on 19 May 2009 at 22:51:
Shit… its an scary panorama , thats for shure… how its the map for 2009?? i dont want to know
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