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

Olivia, Ben, and Max Clarence

No PhotoPhoto of a small boy, either Ben or Max Clarence.Photo of a small boy, either Ben or Max Clarence.

Name: Olivia Clarence.
Age at death: 4.

Name: Ben Clarence.
Age at death: 3.

Name: Max Clarence.
Age at death: 3.

Died: April 22, 2014.
Cause of death: Murder.
Location: New Malden, London, UK.
Disability: Spinal muscular atrophy type 2.

Details:
When twins Ben and Max were babies, their mother had requested DNR orders on them and Olivia; later on there were allegations that she had been tampering with their medical equipment, neglecting, and emotionally abusing her children. These allegations were dropped.

Oliva, Ben, and Max were all smothered by their mother when Olivia was four and Ben and Max were three years old.

Perpetrator: Tania Clarence (mother) pleaded guilty to manslaughter by diminished responsibility, and was hospitalized.

Source: Woman smothered disabled twin sons before killing their sister, court hears
Was mum who smothered disabled kids ignored by social services because she was middle class?

Daniel and Luke Schlemmer

Photo of Luke Schlemmer, a toddler boy with fair skin and blond hair. He is sticking his tongue out and smiling.
Luke Schlemmer

Name: Luke Schlemmer.
Died: April 1, 2014.
Age at death: 3.

Name: Daniel Schlemmer.
Died: April 5, 2014.
Age at death: 6.

Cause of death: Multiple murder.
Location: McCandless, Pennsylvania, USA.
Disability: None; mother believed they were autistic.

Photo of Daniel Schlemmer, a young boy wearing glasses and a navy T-shirt with a name tag on it. He has short blond hair and fair skin.
Daniel Schlemmer

Details:
Brothers Daniel and Luke were drowned in the bathtub by their mother, because she was convinced they were autistic and would be “better off in heaven”. Luke died right away; Daniel lingered on life support for a few days.

A year before, she had tried to kill them by tying them up with twine and running over them with her car several times trying to “end their suffering”. They were hospitalized with broken bones, but their mother claimed it had been an accident and no action was taken. A year later, the boys were dead.

Perpetrator: Laurel Michelle Schlemmer (Mother), pleaded guilty but mentally ill to third-degree murder, sentenced to 30-80 years.

Source:
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Psychiatrists say mom understood she was killing kids in tub
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Husband: Tub drowning suspect said she drove over their sons
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McCandless mother found guilty of drowning her two sons
North Hills mom found guilty of murdering 2 young sons
A mother’s belief her sons had disabilities led to their drowning deaths
Mother gets 30 to 80 years in sons’ bathtub drownings
Monster mum hearing ‘crazy voices’ drowned her two sons in the bath because she wrongly believed they had autism… now she’s jailed for 80 years
Monster mum drowned sons aged 3 and 6 in bathtub wrongly believing they had autism
McCandless woman who drowned two sons sentenced to 30 to 80 years in prison
Mom Sentenced For Drowning 2 Young Sons In Bathtub To Be A Better Mother To Other Son