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Crime has caused more deaths than COVID for those under 50 in Washington State

 

August 19, 2021



MERCER ISLAND–During 2020, and thus far in 2021, more people under the age of 50 have been murdered in Washington State than have died due to COVID-19.

While it is incredibly tragic that 304 Washington State residents under 50 have died from the coronavirus, it is alarming that recent data shows that at least 313 of the state’s under 50 population have been murdered.

While this statistic is...



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