Yolanda Reese-Brooks

Photo of Yolanda Brooks, an African-American woman. The photo is very blurry.Name: Yolanda Reese-Brooks.
Died: October 22, 2012.
Age at death: 40.
Cause of death: Neglect.
Location: Warren, Michigan, USA.
Disability: Injuries from car accident; obesity.

In 2011, Yolanda had been in a car accident that crushed her pelvis and ruptured her bladder, and was thereafter unable to leave her bed.

Her husband did not keep her clean or care for her, and by the time he called the hospital for help, she was already dying.

Yolanda was the mother of four children, who were two to thirteen years old when she died.

Perpetrator: Michael Brooks (Husband), pleaded guilty to neglect, sentenced to probation.

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Shaneca Webber

No PhotoName: Shaneca Webber.
Died: September 5, 2012.
Age at death: 30.
Cause of death: Murder.
Location: Millington, Tennessee, USA.
Disability: Unspecified.

Shaneca’s mother bashed her head in with a fire extinguisher.

Perpetrator: Kathy Webber (Mother); charged with first-degree murder.

Source: Mother Says She Murdered Disabled Daughter With Fire Extinguisher

James Thompson

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Name: James Thompson.
Died: June 12, 2012.
Age at death: 42.
Cause of death: Neglect/Abuse.
Location: The Bronx, New York City, New York, USA.
Disability: Autism, intellectual disability.

James was starved to death by his niece. He died with a fractured arm and leg, weighing less than half of the 142 pounds he had weighed two years earlier.

Perpetrator: Naisia Norman (Niece), pleaded not guilty to manslaughter and criminally negligent homicide.

Source: Bronx Woman Held in the Death of Her Uncle

Ruben Johnson

Photo of Reuben Johnson, a man with light-tan skin. He is wearing sunglasses and a pink and white sweatshirt; his face and head are both clean-shaven. Off to the side of the photo is a young girl with brown hair and light-tan skin.Name: Ruben Johnson.
Died: May 30, 2012.
Age at death: 56.
Cause of death: Multiple murder.
Location: San Carlos, California, USA.
Disability: Prostate cancer.

Soon after his diagnosis of prostate cancer, Ruben Johnson was shot to death by his wife. She also shot their daughter, fourteen-year-old Aaliyah.

Perpetrator: Regina Renee Johnson (Wife), convicted of two counts of second-degree murder.

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Perry Jones

Photo of Perry Jones, an adult man in a red sweater.Name: Perry Edward Jones.
Died: April 19, 2012.
Age at death: 51.
Cause of death: Multiple murder.
Location: Matoaca, Chesterfield County, Virginia, USA.
Disability: “Severely disabled”.

Perry was strangled by his mother, who also killed his father.

Perpetrator: Estelle Virginia Jones (Mother); sentenced to 5 years in prison.

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Linda McNeely

No PhotoName: Linda McNeely.
Died: March 14, 2012.
Age at death: 52.
Cause of death: Murder.
Location: Bothell, Washington, USA.
Disability: Brain cancer.

Linda’s husband shot her in the head, killing her.

Perpetrator: Donald McNeely (Husband), pleaded guilty to 2nd-degree murder, sentenced to 2 years.

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Tina Hall

Photo of Tina Hall. She is an African-American woman with straight black hair and medium-brown skin.Name: Tina Green Hall.
Died: February 24, 2012.
Age at death: 47.
Cause of death: Multiple murder.
Location: Columbus, Georgia, USA.
Disability: A “chronic hip ailment”.

Tina and her six-year-old son Jeremy were murdered by her boyfriend. He tried to disguise it as a murder-suicide, telling police that she must have committed suicide because of financial difficulties from having to quit her job because of her disability. However, crime scene investigators gathered evidence that proved that Tina and her son had both been murdered by her boyfriend.

Perpetrator: Vince Harris (Boyfriend), charged with two counts of murder.

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Gloria Martin

No PhotoName: Gloria Martin.
Died: January 7, 2012.
Age at death: 55.
Cause of death: Murder.
Location: Northport, Alabama, USA.
Disability: Blindness.

Gloria was stabbed to death by her nephew.

Perpetrator: Kevin Demar Stines (Nephew), murder and robbery, life without parole.

Source: Alabama man escapes death penalty after pleading guilty to 2012 murder of aunt

Angela Andrews

No PhotoName: Angela Andrews.
Died: December 6, 2011.
Age at death: 40.
Cause of death: Abuse.
Location: Vicksburg, Mississippi, USA.
Disability: Unspecified. “Disabled Army veteran”.

Angela was beaten to death by her boyfriend.

Perpetrator: Lorenzo Hull (Boyfriend), second-degree murder, sentenced to 35 years without parole under habitual offender law.

Source: Hull gets identical sentence after appeal

Joseph and Nacuma Conant

No PhotoName: Joseph Conant.
Age at death: 11.
Disability: Autism.

Name: Nacuma Conant.
Age at death: 33.
Disability: Mentally disabled.

Died: July 7, 2011.
Cause of death: Multiple murder.
Location: Wheatland, Wyoming, USA.

Joseph and Nacuma were both killed by Joseph’s father, Nacuma’s brother, in a mass shooting that also claimed the lives of Everett Conant, 18, and Charles Conant, 13, both Joseph’s brothers.

Perpetrator: Everett E. Conant III; pleaded no contest to murder; sentenced to five consecutive life sentences without parole.

Source: Joseph Conant and family