Homicides Increase in Montgomery

Montgomery, Alabama –
The latest figures concerning violent crime in Montgomery are out, and those numbers are disheartening.

Montgomery Police say that during the first half of 2009 there have been 19 murders committed in the capital city; that's compared to 2008 when 22 people were murdered in the capital city.

Police say that in each of the murders committed so far this year, the victims and the perpetrators knew each other.