Sze-ming Chan

Blurry, somewhat distorted photo of Sze-ming Chan, a small boy wearing a backpack.Name: Sze-ming Chan.
Died: September 5, 2015.
Age at death: 10.
Cause of death: Multiple murder-suicide.
Location: Hong Kong, China.
Disability: Autism.

Details:
Sze-ming’s father killed him and kept the body in his apartment. About five or six days later, he killed himself and Sze-ming’s eight-year-old brother Sze-ho by filling the apartment with charcoal smoke.

Perpetrator: Chun-hing Chan (Father).

Source: Hong Kong father who killed his sons in murder-suicide ‘saw his fortune disappear after inviting dishonest relative to run his business’

Thenmozhi, Vasanthi, and Vasantha Kumar

No PhotoName: Thenmozhi.
Age at death: 18.
Disability: Malaikan (night blindness).

Name: Vasanthi.
Age at death: 16.
Disability: Mental illness; unspecified physical disability.

Name: Vasantha Kumar.
Age at death: 14.
Disability: Unspecified physical disability.

Died: May 27, 2015.
Cause of death: Multiple murder-suicide.
Location: Markandeyapuram, Dindigul, India.

Details:
Sisters Thenmozhi and Vasanthi, and their brother Vasantha, were poisoned by their parents in a murder-suicide.

Perpetrator: Murugesan (Father). Krishnaveni (Mother).

Source: Dejected Couple Kill 3 Disabled Wards, Commit Suicide

Emily Janzen

Emily Janzen, a young woman in a blue dress.Name: Emily Janzen.
Died: May 7, 2015.
Age at death: 19.
Cause of death: Multiple murder-suicide.
Location: Rosedale, British Columbia, Canada.
Disability: Migraines, depression.

Details: Emily and her family were shot by her father, who said he could not “watch his little girl hurt for one more second” before he killed Emily, then killed her mother Laurel and aunt to spare them the pain of hearing that Emily was dead, and then killed himself.

Emily was a music student who aspired to be an opera singer.

Perpetrator: Randy Janzen (Father).

Source: Emily Janzen Remembered As ‘Amazing’ Singer After B.C. Triple Murder, Suicide

Mark Green

No PhotoName: Mark Anthony Green.
Died: March 19, 2015.
Age at death: 56.
Cause of death: Multiple murder-suicide.
Location: Knoxville, Maryland, USA.
Disability: Intellectual disability.

Details:
Mark was shot by his father in a double murder-suicide. Mark’s mother, 86-year-old Mary Green, was the other victim.

Mark was an avid cyclist who could usually be found riding his bicycle around the neighborhood.

Perpetrator: Johnnie Green (Father).

Source: 3 dead after Knoxville, Md. double murder-suicide
Mark Anthony Green

Angela Rios

Photo of Angela Rios.Name: Angela Rios.
Died: February 5, 2015.
Age at death: 55.
Cause of death: Multiple murder.
Location: New Port Richey, Florida, USA.
Disability: Diabetes, resulting in two leg amputations and visual impairment.

Details:
Angela was killed by her son, who beat her to death with a tire iron. He also killed his niece, nine-year-old Jenica Randazzo.

Perpetrator: Jason Rios (Son), charged with murder.

Source: Agency: No signs Pasco girl faced danger before fatal attack

Liam Milne

Photo of Liam Milne and his mother Susana. Liam is a light-brown-skinned boy with curly black hair, wearing a baseball cap and pink shirt. His mother is a woman with brown hair and pale skin, wearing sunglasses and a straw hat. She has her arms around Liam.Name: Liam Milne.
Age at death: 11.
Disability: Fragile X, autism spectrum disorder.

Name: Susana Estevez Castillo.
Age at death: 39.
Disability: None. Susana was a Fragile X carrier and was 6 months pregnant with a boy.

Died: February 1, 2015.
Cause of death: Multiple murder-suicide.
Location: Sydney, Australia.

Details:
Liam and his brother Ben both had Fragile X, and their mother Susana was six months pregnant with another boy. Their father, who feared that the boys would not be able to cope with their disabilities, bundled his whole family into the car and crashed it into a tree at 90 miles an hour.

Only seven-year-old Ben survived the crash, though he was severely injured. Ben is now living with his aunt, who says he is doing well.

Perpetrator: Darren John Milne (Father).

Source:
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Daryne Gailey and Charley Hendrick

Photo of Daryne Gailey, an adult man holding an infant, Charley Hendrick.Name: Daryne Gailey.
Age at death: 29.
Disability: Epilepsy, intellectual disability.

Name: Charley Hendrick.
Age at death: 7 months.
Disability: None; she was the child of a disabled parent.

Died: November 23, 2014.
Cause of death: Multiple murder.
Location: Oxford, Michigan, USA.

Details:
Daryne and his seven month old daughter, Charley, were killed by his mother. She slashed Daryne’s throat and then beat Charley to death. She believed Daryne and Charley would be “better off dead”.

Perpetrator: Sylvia Majewska; charged with murder.

Source: Records show darker side to grandma accused of murder

Kim and Fletcher Hunt

Sepia-tone portrait photo of a woman and three children, a boy and two girls. They are smiling at the camera.

Name: Kim Hunt.
Died: September 9, 2014.
Age at death: 41.
Disability: Traumatic brain injury (from car accident), causing hemiplegia and personality changes.

Name: Fletcher Hunt.
Age at death: 10.
Disability: ADHD.

Died: September 9, 2014.
Cause of death: Multiple murder-suicide.
Location: Lockhart, New South Wales, Australia.

Other victims: Mia (8 years) and Phoebe (6 years).

Details:
Kim’s husband shot her and her three children before committing suicide.

Before her car accident, Kim had been an intensive-care nurse. Now unable to do the physical work of nursing, Kim was planning to return to work as a nursing administrator instead.

Fletcher liked Australian rules football and riding his motorbike.

Perpetrator: Geoff Hunt (Husband, father).

Source: ‘He may have simply just snapped’: Disability worker breaks down as she describes Kim Hunt’s violent rages after a car crash left her with brain injuries before her husband shot his family dead
Hunt family inquest findings

Joan, Francis, and Mary Stack

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Name: Joan Stack.
Age at death: 82.
Disability: Terminal cancer, arthritis.

Name: Mary Stack.
Age at death: 57.
Disability: Autism.

Name: Francis “Frankie” Stack Jr.
Age at death: 48.
Disability: Autism; sciatica.

Died: August 30, 2014.
Cause of death: Multiple murder-suicide.
Location: Chicago, Illinois, USA.

Details:
Joan Stack and her children, Mary and Francis Jr., were shot by her husband, their father, in a murder-suicide.

Joan Stack was a deeply religious Catholic homemaker known for keeping the house tidy and making dinner every night.

Frankie and Mary lived in group homes. Frankie was non-verbal, but Mary could say a few words.

Mary was a fan of action movies, and liked to look at magazines, especially magazines with photos of babies in them.

Perpetrator: Francis Stack Sr (Father, husband).

Source: Mary Stack and Francis Stack Jr.
Four Bodies in Elmhurst

Samantha Marcus

Black and white photo of Samantha Marcus.Name: Samantha Marcus.
Died: June 8, 2014.
Age at death: 17.
Cause of death: Multiple murder.
Location: Waukegan, Illinois, USA.
Disability: Muscular dystrophy.

Details:
Samantha and her mother, Sun Marcus, were both strangled to death by her father.

Perpetrator: Anthony Marcus (Father), pleaded guilty to first-degree murder, sentenced to 45 years.

Source: Waukegan Man Charged With Killing Wife, Disabled Daughter