Welcome to the Companion Website

This site is intended to enhance your use of American Homicide First Edition by Richard M. Hough and Kimberly D. McCorkle. The materials on this site are geared toward increasing your effectiveness with this material and maximizing the potential for your students to learn

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American Homicide examines all types of homicide, and gives additional attention to the more prevalent types of murder and suspicious deaths in the United States. Authors Richard M. Hough and Kimberly D. McCorkle employ more than 30 years of academic and practitioner experience to help explain why and how people kill and how society reacts. This compressive text takes a balanced approach combining scholarly research and theory with compelling details about recent cases and coverage of current trends.


We gratefully acknowledge Richard M. Hough and Kimberly D. McCorkle for writing an excellent text and creating the materials on this site.