Carolyn Croucher

No PhotoName: Carolyn Croucher.
Died: November 10, 2017.
Age at death: 70.
Cause of death: Murder.
Location: Mobile, Alabama, USA.
Disability: Unspecified; “bedridden and in hospice care”.

Details:
Carolyn’s son beat her to death with her own oxygen tank because she “wouldn’t stop crying”.

Perpetrator: Joseph Wood (Son), charged with murder.

Source:
DA: Alabama man beat mother to death with oxygen tank when she ‘wouldn’t stop crying’
Son brutally beat his mother to death with an oxygen tank because ‘she wouldn’t stop crying’: Prosecutor
ADA: Man beat bedridden mother to death with her own oxygen tank

Masako Kumada

No PhotoName: Masako Kumada.
Died: October 16, 2017.
Age at death: 61.
Cause of death: Murder.
Location: Otawara City, Japan.
Disability: Unspecified chronic illness.

Details:
Ms. Kumada’s husband slit her throat with a knife because he was “worried about their future as a married couple”.

Perpetrator: Masao Kumada (Husband), arrested.

Source: Tochigi man stabs bedridden wife to death

William Dubois

No PhotoName: William Dubois.
Died: October 14, 2017.
Age at death: 91.
Cause of death: Abuse.
Location: Sun City West, Arizona, USA.
Disability: Alzheimer’s disease.

Details:
William was beaten by his daughter; when he died from blunt-force trauma, he had twenty-six broken ribs in different stages of healing.

Perpetrator: Susan Marcinco (Daughter), charged with manslaughter.

Source:
MCSO: Woman arrested in connection to death of her father in Sun City after fight
Woman says 91-year-old father attacked her; his autopsy shows 26 broken ribs
Woman arrested in death of 91-year-old father at Sun City West home
Maricopa County Woman Charged In Father’s Death
Daughter charged with the murder of nonagenarian father claims he made sexual advances towards her

(Ms.) Liu

No PhotoName: Liu (First name unknown).
Died: October 8, 2017.
Age at death: 77.
Cause of death: Murder.
Location: Kwai Chung, Hong Kong.
Disability: Chronic illness (heart and kidney disease; arthritis), wheelchair user.

Details:
Ms. Liu’s son decided it was “too tough” to take care of her, so he stabbed her to death.

Perpetrator: Mr. Lee (Son), charged with murder.

Source:
Woman, 77, found dead at home after son jumps from window
Suicide bid of son fails as mom found hacked dead

Jane Sergeant

No PhotoName: Jane Sergeant.
Died: October 4, 2017.
Age at death: 67.
Cause of death: Murder-suicide.
Location: Pwllmeyric, Wales, UK.
Disability: Dementia.

Details:
Jane’s husband took her out of the nursing home where she lived and poisoned her with prescription medication; then he killed himself.

Perpetrator: Richard Sergeant (Husband).

Source:
Heartbroken man ‘killed dementia-stricken wife before committing suicide’
‘Devoted’ OAP couple found dead together at home after husband visited elderly wife in nursing home every day with bunch of flowers
Husband and wife found dead at their home near Chepstow

Jayashreeben Nathwani

Photo of Jayashreeben Nathwani, an elderly woman with light skin and brown hair, wearing a red nightshirt decorated with flowers. She is being supported by someone from behind. The image is indistinct and blurry.Name: Jayashreeben Nathwani.
Died: September 27, 2017.
Age at death: 64.
Cause of death: Murder.
Location: Rajkot, Gujarat, India.
Disability: Mobility impaired due to stroke.

Details:
Jayashree had been bedbound for two months after a stroke. Her son, who cared for her, grew tired of doing so. He took her to the roof terrace of their building and threw her off, trying to pass it off as a suicide. But someone sent an anonymous letter to the police, urging them to investigate further. Police found a CCTV video revealed that Jayashree did not have the mobility to get over the railing of the terrace herself, and her son was arrested for murder.

Perpetrator: Sandeep Nathwani (Son), arrested.

Source:
Ghastly Murder of an Ailing Mother by Son Caught on Camera (VIDEO)
Shocking! Rajkot Professor Throws Sick Mother Off Terrace, Killing Her
Son allegedly murders mother, throws her off the terrace in Rajkot
ब्रेन हैमरेज के बाद बिस्तर पर थी मां, पीछा छुड़ाने के लिए प्रोफेसर बेटे ने छत से फेंक कर किया मर्डर

Swarna Kapoor

Photo of Swarna Kapoor. She has dark brown hair and fair skin, and is wearing yellow and red. She is wearing glasses and has a dark-red bindi on her forehead.Name: Swarna Kapoor.
Died: September 26, 2017.
Age at death: 62.
Cause of death: Murder.
Location: New Delhi, India.
Disability: Mobility impaired.

Details:
When Swarna saw her daughter-in-law hitting her grandchildren, she stepped in and tried to protect the children. Her daughter-in-law grew angry and bludgeoned her to death with her own walker.

Perpetrator: Kanchan Kapoor (Daughter-in-law), chraged with murder.

Source:
Woman bludgeons handicapped mother-in-law to death, burns body
Delhi woman kills 62-year-old handicapped mother-in-law
Woman bumps off her disabled mother-in-law
Woman beats disabled mother-in-law to death, burns body

Beverly Nickerson

Photo of Beverly Nickerson, an elderly woman with gray hair and pale skin, wearing a nightshirt and sitting on the edge of a bed, eating from a plate on a bedside table. The photo has caught her in the middle of licking her lips.Name: Beverly Anne Nickerson.
Died: September 24, 2017.
Age at death: 74.
Cause of death: Murder.
Location: Spring Hill, Florida, USA.
Disability: Unspecified.

Details:
Beverly’s son abused and eventually killed her.

Perpetrator: Albert Henry Nickerson (Son), charged with first-degree murder and aggravated abuse of an elderly or disabled adult.

Source:
Man Faces First Degree Murder Charge in Death of his Own Mother
Deputies: Spring Hill Man Murdered Mother
Son charged with murdering elderly 74-year-old mother in Hernando County

Elizabeth and Frank Lackey

Black and white photo of Frank and Elizabeth Lackey. They have fair skin. She has dark hair and is wearing a sweater; he has light hair and is wearing a suit and glasses.Name: Elizabeth “Esu” Lackey.
Age at death: 85.

Name: Frank Danby “Dan” Lackey III.
Age at death: 89.

Died: September 8, 2017.
Cause of death: Multiple murder.
Location: Groton, Massachusetts, USA.
Disability: Unspecified; required caregiver.

Details:
Esu and Dan were both beaten to death by their grandson, along with their home-health worker Bertha Mae Parker, and their daughter, Elizabeth “Buffy” Krause.

The Lackeys were active in the Chewonki Foundation, a charitable organization that holds summer camps to teach kids about the environment and sustainability.

Perpetrator: Orion Krause (Grandson), charged with four counts of murder.

Source:
Orion Krause beat four people to death in Groton home
‘I murdered four people.’ A stranger at the door, a terrible crime
Mom slain in Groton described as ‘goodhearted person, always’
FRANK DANBY LACKEY III’s Obituary on Boston Globe
ELIZABETH CLEVELAND LACKEY’s Obituary on Boston Globe

Kyoji Hattori

No PhotoName: Kyoji Hattori.
Died: September 7, 2017.
Age at death: 88.
Cause of death: Murder.
Location: Otaki, Chiba Prefecture, Japan.
Disability: Mobility impaired.

Details:
Mr. Hattori was strangled to death by his son.

Perpetrator: Kazuo Hattori (Son), arrested.

Source:
Man arrested over murder of 88-year-old father – Japan Today
Chiba man strangles father, 88, with electrical cord due to ‘uncertain future’