It calls for an examination of violent crime and it's causes, and whether steps can be taken to prevent it. There is no pattern or obvious explanation for so many deaths during the past six months in Sandusky, officials say.
But there is one link. All the victims appear to have known their attackers.
Pick up a copy of Thursday's Sandusky Register to see what local officials have to say about the increased number of homicides in contrast to decreasing instances of gang violence.