Prepositions after "assassinate"

"assassinate in" or "assassinate by"?

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    In 44% of cases assassinate in is used
    He was however assassinated in 1963.
    Indira Gandhi was assassinated in 1984.
    Bandaranaike, was assassinated in 1975.
    President Kennedy was assassinated in 1963, President Lincoln almost a hundred years earlier.
    President Kennedy was assassinated in Dallas and Robert Kennedy was assassinated in Los Angeles.
    Lyndon Johnson became president after President Kennedy was assassinated in nineteen sixty-three.
    Some of them -- such Samuel Laird and George Chittick of Trillick, Co Tyrone -- were assassinated in their homes.
    Lasantha Wickrematunga was brutally assassinated in broad daylight as he drove to his office on the morning of 8 January, 2009.
    Loss: Robert Kennedy Senior (pictured with Robert Jr, left) was assassinated in 1968 The next generation of Kennedys suffered no fewer tragedies.

    In 24% of cases assassinate by is used
    He is more likely to be assassinated by his close circle.
    He was later assassinated by an agent of the Rothschild Bank.
    Barofsky came dangerously close to being assassinated by the cartel, as he learned later.
    US policy towards India has changed since Rajiv Gandhi was assassinated by your brethren VP.
    He has stated that things changed when the former Indian Prime Minister was assassinated by the LTTE.
    It's just too unfortunate that Luis has already had his character assassinated by this so no one wins.
    Barnett Slepian is assassinated by a sniper as he talks with his wife and children in the kitchen of their Amherst, N.
    Liao was expected to become KMT leader after Sun Yat-sen's death but he was assassinated by gangsters probably hired by Chiang Kai-shek.
    On June 6, 1968, Senator Robert F Kennedy, Robert Jr's father, was assassinated by a shooter in LA following his victory in the Californian presidential primary.
    Six other supporters of the strike, including church and local government leaders, were assassinated by suspected soldiers in the succeeding months, Crisostomo said.

    In 10% of cases assassinate for is used
    A sitting Prime Minister was assassinated for the first time in Indian history.
    Just the fact that a sitting Prime Minister was assassinated for the first time in Indian history is enough cause for discussion.

    In 10% of cases assassinate on is used
    Lincoln assassinated on April 14, 1865.
    The scone is assassinated on sight by the three-year-old's younger sister.
    President of the United States -- Lincoln was assassinated on April 14, 1865, four months into his second term.
    King was assassinated on April 4, Sam Giancana gave Myron Billett $30,000 and told him to start running: They both knew too much and were going to be killed.

    In 3% of cases assassinate after is used
    Also Jean-Leonard Rugambage a watchdog Reporter without Borders was assassinated after alleging reports of the involvement of President Kagame in the failed assassination attempt of Lt.

    In 3% of cases assassinate at is used
    Not many people realize that despite his impact and legacy, General Murtala Mohammed was assassinated at the age of 38.

    In 2% of cases assassinate within is used
    Robert Kennedy was assassinated within seconds after moving decisively toward the presidency by winning the California Democratic primary.

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