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Highest murder rates by state

POSTED: 09:32 AM PDT Sep 23, 2013    UPDATED: 11:00 PM PDT Sep 23, 2013 

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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Violent crime in the U.S. remains at a nearly 20-year low, but our murder rate is higher than many other industrialized nations. Find out which states have the highest murder rates, according to figures from the FBI's 2011 crime report.

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