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Highest murder rates by state

Published On: Sep 23 2013 11:32:20 AM CDT   Updated On: Sep 24 2013 01:00:00 AM CDT

Violent crime remains at a nearly 20-year low, but America's murder rate is up slightly. Find out which states are home to the most killings per capita.

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15. North Carolina (5.3 murders per 100,000 people)

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