Ashwani Narang

No PhotoName: Ashwani “Kali” Narang.
Died: December 7, 2017.
Age at death: Unspecified; “Youth”, but old enough to be married.
Cause of death: Murder.
Location: Jalalabad, Fazilka, Punjab, India.
Disability: Unspecified.

Details:
Kali and his uncle were business partners; his uncle wasn’t happy with how the business was being run. Kali’s uncle and about a dozen other men broke into Kali’s house to rob him and his wife. When he tried to stop them, he was beaten so badly that he died soon after being taken to the hospital.

Perpetrator: Kali’s maternal uncle and a gang of other men.

Source:
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Ninon Hardie

No PhotoName: Ninon “Nina” Hardie.
Died: December 6, 2017.
Age at death: 72.
Cause of death: Murder.
Location: Scarborough, Toronto, Ontario, Canada.
Disability: Mobility impaired; used two canes.

Details:
Nina was murdered by her son.

Perpetrator: Christopher Hardie (Son), charged with second-degree murder.

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Mariah Woods

Photo of Mariah Woods, a toddler girl with fair skin and blonde hair in two ponytails. She is wearing a pink formal dress and has a big pink gift ribbon glued to her hair; she is pretending to feed a baby doll.Name: Mariah Kay Woods.
Died: December 2, 2017.
Age at death: 3.
Cause of death: Murder.
Location: Jacksonville, North Carolina, USA.
Disability: Mobility impaired; wore leg braces.

Details:
When Mariah disappeared from her bed, her community searched for her for six days before her body was found. It is likely that she was kidnapped, probably sexually assaulted, and murdered by her mother’s boyfriend.

Perpetrator: Earl Kimrey (Mother’s boyfriend), charged with obstruction of justice and concealing a death; further charges expected.

Source:
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Ruby Wilson

Photo of Ruby Williams, a very elderly woman with pale skin and wispy, curly white hair. She is wearing a peach sweater, and has been photographed in the middle of laughing at something off-camera.Name: Ruby Wilson.
Died: November 29, 2017.
Age at death: 94.
Cause of death: Murder.
Location: Buckhurst Hill, Essex, England, UK.
Disability: Elder nursing home resident.

Details:
Ruby’s grandson went to the care home where she and her husband lived; he stabbed her in the neck, killing her.

She was a great-great-grandmother who had just celebrated her 70th wedding anniversary with her husband. Her family remembers her “creativity and love for crocheting, dressmaking and bingo” and says she “always had a song to sing for every occasion”.

Perpetrator: Antony Jennings (Grandson), charged with murder.

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Kayla Hensley

Photo of Kayla Hensley, a teen girl with long, straight blond hair, fair skin, and braces on her teeth. Behind her is a green lawn and a fence. She is wearing a dark blue top and smiling.Name: Kayla Desiree Hensley.
Died: November 11, 2017.
Age at death: 18.
Cause of death: Murder.
Location: Weaverville, North Carolina, USA.
Disability: Cerebral palsy, deaf.

Details:
Kayla was stabbed to death by her brother.

Staff at American Eagle Outfitters, where she worked, remember her as “a ray of sunshine”.

Perpetrator: Her brother, charged with first-degree murder.

Source:
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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:
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Sana Iqbal

Photo of Sana Iqbal, a young woman with light skin and wavy dark-brown hair. She is wearing a big pair of sunglasses, a colorful blue and yellow scarf, and a jacket. The photo is taken outdoors.Name: Sana Iqbal.
Died: October 24, 2017.
Age at death: 30.
Cause of death: Murder.
Location: Narsingi, Hyderabad, India.
Disability: Depression.

Details:
Sana and her husband were involved in a car accident, in which she died. Her death was initially categorized as accidental, but her family demanded that the authorities investigate further. Sana had told them about her abusive husband, saying she feared for her life, and warned them that if she died, it would be murder. Repeated complaints of domestic abuse had been largely ignored.

Finally the authorities arrested Sana’s husband. It is likely that he hit her on the head with something heavy before ramming the car into a concrete divider.

Sana was a biker who made a cross-country journey to raise awareness about depression and suicide.

Perpetrator: Abdul Nadeem (Husband), charged with culpable homicide not amounting to murder.

Source:
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Susana Lopez

No Photo
Name: Susana Lopez.
Died: October 24, 2017.
Age at death: 56.
Cause of death: Murder.
Location: Paramus, New Jersey, USA.
Disability: Bipolar disorder.

Details:
Susana lived with her son, who had a history of violence. Eventually he slashed her throat with a box cutter.

Perpetrator: Jesus Lopez (Son), charged with murder and desecration of human remains.

Source:
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Dayvid Pakko

hoto of Dayvid Pakko, a young boy with fair skin, blond hair, and dark brown eyes. He is smiling for the camera.Name: Dayvid Pakko.
Died: October 17, 2017.
Age at death: 6.
Cause of death: Murder.
Location: Lynnwood, Washington, USA.
Disability: Autism.

Details:
Dayvid was drowned in the bathtub by his uncle.

He was “smart as a whip” and loved playing with Legos.

Perpetrator: Andrew Henckel (Uncle); charged with first-degree murder.

Source:
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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.

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