Pernell Robinson

Photo of Pernell Robinson, a man with medium-brown skin and dark brown eyes. His graying dark hair is cut very short. He has a stubbly mustache and is smiling slightly.Name: Pernell Robinson.
Died: July 15, 2017.
Age at death: 49.
Cause of death: Fatal abuse.
Location: Daytona beach, Florida, USA.
Disability: Schizophrenia, bipolar disorder.

Details:
Pernell had been subjected to abuse by his caregiver for years. Hospitalized for his injuries, he told police that his caregiver had beaten him, but later retracted his statement and went back to live with her. Eventually, she took out a life insurance policy on him and beat him to death.

Perpetrator: Diane Reid (Caregiver), charged with murder.

Source:
Police: Disabled man’s death ‘suspicious’
Police: Death of Daytona Beach man, 49, ruled homicide
Daytona man’s death a homicide; police offer $5,000 reward
Caretaker responsible for mid-July death of Daytona Beach man, police say
Caregiver charged in murder of Daytona Beach man

Micah and Olivia Gee

Photo of Olivia and Micah Gee, two African-American toddlers. Olivia is wearing a pink sweater and has her hair tied back in a headband with a big purple flower on it. Micah is wearing a striped blue-and-green shirt, and has his arms around his sister.Name: Micah Gee.
Age at death: 3.

Name: Olivia Gee.
Age at death: 2.

Died: July 10, 2017.
Cause of death: Abuse.
Location: New York City, New York, USA.
Disability: Severe Asthma.

Details:
When Olivia and Micah were found dead in their beds on the same night, they were thought to have died of asthma attacks. But on autopsy, it became clear that the brother and sister had been beaten to death.

Perpetrator: A caregiver, possibly Jade Spencer (Mother) or Novell Jordan (Mother’s boyfriend). Investigation ongoing.

Source:
Siblings, ages 2 and 3, die after breathing trouble
Seeking answers to toddlers’ death
Investigation Continues Into Deaths Of Bronx Toddler Siblings
Bronx Toddlers’ Deaths Are Ruled Homicides
Deaths of toddler siblings ruled homicides
Deaths of young siblings in the Bronx ruled homicides
Bronx toddlers bled to death after savage beating
Medical Examiner Says Blunt Force Trauma Killed Young Bronx Siblings
Beaten Bronx Toddlers Died of Internal Bleeding, NYPD Says
Bronx Toddlers Were Beaten to Death, Medical Examiner Says
Toddler Siblings From The Bronx Were Beaten To Death

Sanaa Cunningham

Photo of Sanaa Cunningham, a small African-American girl with a broad smile, tan skin, and hair in tiny braids decorated with pink beads.Name: Sanaa Cunningham.
Died: February 12, 2017.
Age at death: 7.
Cause of death: Fatal abuse.
Location: Goodyear, Arizona, USA.
Disability: Autism, schizophrenia, other mental and physical health problems.

Details:
Sanaa’s father and stepmother kept her restrained, locked her in a small room, starved her, and forced her to do heavy physical work. She was brought in to an urgent care center with severe bruises and scratches. A deep cut on her foot had become infected, and went untreated for so long that Sanaa died of sepsis.

Perpetrator: Germayne Cunningham (Father), charged with first-degree murder and child abuse, freed pending trial; Lisa Cunningham (Stepmother), charged with first-degree murder and child abuse, free pending trial.

Source:
Ex Arizona officer and wife charged in daughter’s death
Ex-Phoenix police officer, wife indicted in murder of his 7-year-old daughter
Former Phoenix police detective facing murder charges following
Mother demands answers in death of 7-year-old daughter
Former Phoenix police detective accused of child abuse, murder
Ex-Phoenix policeman, wife indicted in his daughter’s death
3 abuse complaints made before 7-year-old’s death in Goodyear
Nothing Normal: Ex-Cop, Charged With Murder of 7-Year-Old Daughter, Walks Free for Now

Aedyn Agminalis

Photo of Aedyn Agminalis, a baby with fair skin and wispy blond hair. He is wearing a onesie and holding on to a piece of furniture to support him as he stands on wobbly legs.Name: Aedyn Agminalis.
Died: December 11, 2016.
Age at death: 17 months.
Cause of death: Fatal abuse.
Location: Riverview, Florida, USA.
Disability: Chronic illness, developmental delay.

Details:
Aedyn died of a head injury inflicted by his foster mother.

Perpetrator: Latamara Stackhouse Flythe (Foster mother).

Source:
Foster mom charged in toddler’s death was meant to be his lifeline
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New details emerge in case of foster mother charged in murder of Tampa-area toddler – Orlando Rising
Fatal injury occurred just minutes after child welfare worker left home, detective says
Foster mom arrested in death of boy headed for adoption
How Could You? Hall of Shame-Aedyn Agminalis case-Child Death UPDATED
Inquiry launched after infant dies in foster care in Hillsborough County – Orlando Sentinel
Toddler dies while in foster care, potential new family wants answers
Toddler in foster care Aedyn Agminalis dead just ahead of adoption by lesbian couple
Within reach of adoption, toddler dies while in foster care

Danny Fernandez

No PhotoName: Danny Fernandez.
Died: December 11, 2016.
Age at death: 66.
Cause of death: Abuse.
Location: Springfield, Illinois, USA.
Disability: Unspecified; wheelchair user.

Details:
Danny was beaten to death by his stepdaughter.

Perpetrator: Christina Mathews (Stepdaughter), charged with first-degree murder.

Source:
Springfield woman facing multiple first-degree murder charges
Springfield Woman Accused of Beating Disabled Step-Father to Death
Woman Charged With Stepfather’s Murder
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Springfield woman charged with murder in stepfather’s death
Danny Fernandez’s Obituary

Chance Vanderpool

Photo of Chance Vanderpool, a toddler boy wearing a plaid shirt. He has fair skin and light blond hair.Name: Chance Vanderpool.
Died: November 22, 2016.
Age at death: 4.
Cause of death: Abuse.
Location: Glen St. Mary, Florida, USA.
Disability: Autism.

Details:
After being subjected to chronic abuse, Chance was finally beaten to death by his mother’s boyfriend.

Perpetrator: Jonathan Register (Mother’s boyfriend), charged with manslaughter and conspiracy to commit manslaughter; Heather Naomi Stevenson (Mother), charged with manslaughter and conspiracy to commit manslaughter.

Source:
Baker Sheriff investigating death of 4-year-old autistic boy
Arrest made for the death of 4-year-old autistic boy in Baker
4-year-old child with autism dies; Baker County man charged with child abuse of sibling
4-year-old boy with autism dies in Baker County
Baker County child with autism dies; Man charged with abuse of sibling
Man accused of abusing 2-year-old after sibling dies
Aggravated manslaughter charges filed against autistic boy’s mother and her boyfriend
Police: Couple burns, bruises, beats autistic child to death, and abuse little brother found with ‘genital bruising’
Mother of autistic boy, her boyfriend charged with manslaughter
Baker County couple charged with manslaughter in autistic boy’s death

Devendra Prasad Misra

No PhotoName: Devendra Prasad Misra.
Died: November 18, 2016.
Age at death: 27.
Cause of death: Murder.
Location: Madhapur, Hyderabad, India.
Disability: A “serious mental disorder”.

Details:
Devendra’s brothers beat him to death because they believed he was demon-possessed.

He worked as a security guard at at MNC, an IT company in Hyderabad.

Perpetrator: Birendra Prasad Misra, Mahendra Prasad Misra, and Dharmendra Prasad Misra (Brothers).

Source:
Hyderabad: Superstition led to man’s murder
Hyderabad: 2 arrested for killing brother, attack on another
Cops yet to find out cause of fight among siblings
Fight among siblings: Cops yet to find out cause of fight among siblings

Isaac Ward

No PhotoName: Isaac Ward.
Died: November 11, 2016.
Age at death: 2.
Cause of death: Fatal abuse.
Location: Forks, Washington, USA.
Disability: Developmental delay, mobility impaired.

Details:
The mother of Isaac’s foster mother, who was taking care of him while his foster mother was at work, pushed him so hard into the furniture that he suffered a massive head injury and died. An autopsy revealed that he had been subjected to abuse and neglect for at least two months, and his foster mother had done nothing to help him.

Perpetrator: Ramona Ward (Foster grandmother, related to Isaac), charged with second-degree murder and homicide by abuse; Michelle A. Ward (Foster mother, related to Isaac, mandatory reporter), charged with second-degree manslaughter.

Source:
April trial date set in death of Forks toddler
Forks woman arrested in toddler’s death
Joint trial mulled in 2-year-old’s death in Forks
Mom, Daughter May Be Tried Together in Forks Boy’s Death
Trial delayed for suspect accused of killing Forks toddler

Faith Wilson

Photo of Faith Wilson, a baby with fair skin and a little bit of dark hair. She is sticking the tip of her tongue out.Name: Faith Wilson.
Died: November 11, 2016.
Age at death: 10 months.
Cause of death: Fatal abuse.
Location: Clay, New York, USA.
Disability: Congenital heart disease.

Details:
Ten-month-old Faith was killed by her father when he struck her head deliberately against the changing table. He and his wife waited a day before taking her to the hospital. She died of head injuries.

Perpetrator: Brian Wilson (Father), charged with manslaughter; Stephanie Heppler (Mother), charged with endangering the welfare of a child.

Source:
Clay dad: I killed disabled daughter by shaking and hitting her head on changing table
Clay dad charged with manslaughter in baby’s death, mother faces lesser charge
Deputies: 9-month-old girl, allegedly injured by Clay father, has died

Sharon Greenop

Photo of Sharon Greenop, a middle-aged woman with short brown hair, photographed outdoors. The camera seems to have caught her off guard, since she has her eyes closed mid-blink.Name: Sharon Greenop.
Died: Months before November 10, 2016.
Age at death: 46.
Cause of death: Fatal abuse.
Location: Troon, Ayrshire, Scotland.
Disability: Prolapsed disc; mobility impaired.

Details:
A year before Sharon died, they had fired her aide. Sharon became increasingly isolated and was mistreated and neglected by her family. They even threw away the table that she used to do jigsaw puzzles on.

How Sharon died was initially unknown because, when she died, her family left her body in her room for several months while they pretended on social media that she was still alive.

Police labeled Sharon’s death “suspicious” and investigated for some weeks before eventually arresting her sister for beating Sharon, then refusing to get her treatment for the injuries that ultimately proved fatal.

Before her disability, Sharon had worked at a bakery.

Perpetrator: Lynnette Greenop (sister), convicted of murder, sentenced to 23 years; Shayla Greenop (Daughter), charged with murder, acquitted.

Source:
House of horrors: Disabled mum may have been dead in bedroom for months
Mum laid dead in bedroom for months in house full of tarantulas, rats, a blind cat and three-legged sheep dog
Woman may have lain dead in Troon home for months
Body of mum was found when neighbours noticed smell and fly infestation
Body of Ayrshire mum may have lain dead in her bedroom for months while family continued living there
Sharon Greenop ‘lay dead in house full of flies for FIVE MONTHS’
Woman ‘lay dead for WEEKS’ as daughter and sister carried on as normal
Police confirm death of Troon mum found in bedroom treated as ‘suspicious’
Funeral to be held for disabled mum who was found decomposing in Troon
Sister of Sharon Greenop whose body was discovered in her Troon house appears in court charged with murder
Murder trial: ‘Family used candles to hide body smell’
Sister and daughter of disabled Troon mum Sharon Greenop on trial for murder
‘Murder victim’ spotted with black eye
‘Fear factor’ when sister moved in
Disabled woman’s sister guilty of murder as daughter is cleared
Jailed: Callous killer who left sister to die in agony