RELATIONSHIP OF VICTIM TO OFFENDER
A man killing his spouse, for example, is properly coded as "wife" (2). Note: This gives the relationship of the first victim to the offender(s). Consequently, in multiple-victim incidents, e.g., a family massacre, certain misleading value... (view details)
Taken from: Uniform Crime Reports [United States]: Supplementary Homicide Reports, 1976-1998 - Victim Data.