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Interpersonal homicide
"INTERPERSONAL HOMICIDE" means homicide perpetrated by an intimate partner or family member, which includes homicide perpetrated by an (ex-) partner/(ex-)spouse, a family member other than a partner/spouse, infanticide and parricide; Homicide perpetrated on persons other than intimate partners or family members as a means of resolving a conflict and/or punishing the victim where the homicide is not instrumental to the accomplishment of a secondary goal. This includes, for example, homicide related to neighbour disputes, revenge-related interpersonal killing, or random and seemingly unprovoked acts of killing ranging from brawls to killing sprees, but excludes homicides committed for economic gain, homicide committed in the act of another felony crime, gang-related killing or killing as a result of terrorist activities.

[Sources: International Classification of Crime for Statistical Purposes (ICCS), UNODC, Mar 2015, p. 102, incl. note 183. Web:].
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