Jeremy Bostick

Black and white portrait photo of Jeremy Bostick, a young boy.Name: Jeremy Bostick.
Died: September 27, 2009.
Age at death: 11.
Cause of death: Murder-suicide.
Location: Edmonton, Alberta, Canada.
Disability: Autism.

Details:
Jeremy’s father gassed himself and his son with carbon monoxide.

Perpetrator: Jeffrey Bostick (Father).

Source: Jeremy Bostick
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Faheem Farook

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Name: Faheem Mohamed Farook.
Died: April 24, 2009.
Age at death: 7.
Cause of death: Murder-suicide.
Location: Singapore.
Disability: Asperger syndrome.

Details:
Faheem and his parents moved to Singapore from India when he was just a year old; at five, Faheem was diagnosed with autism, and his parents were “troubled by his condition”.

When he was seven, his father pushed him out a high-rise window and jumped out after him.

Perpetrator: Mohamed Farook (Father).

Source: Husband leaped to death with son: She taps into grief to help others heal

Terrell Stepney

Black and white photo of Terrell Stepney, a young man.Name: Terrell Stepney.
Died: February 27, 2009.
Age at death: 19.
Cause of death: Murder-suicide.
Location: Chesapeake, Virginia, USA.
Disability: Autism.

Details:
Terrell’s grandmother poisoned him and herself with an overdose of prescription medication.

Perpetrator: Constance Stepney (Grandmother).

Source: Student killed by grandmother liked gym, field trips

Sarah-Jane Dore

Photo of Sarah-Jane Dore, a white woman with blonde hair. She is wearing glasses and a collared shirt.Name: Sarah-Jane Dore.
Died: February 14, 2008.
Age at death: 27.
Cause of death: Murder-suicide.
Location: Western Southland, New Zealand.
Disability: Intellectual disability.

Details:
Sarah-Jane’s father shot her, then killed himself.

Sarah-Jane was a powerlifter who competed in the 2007 Shanghai Special Olympics.

Perpetrator: Graeme Dore (Father).

Source: Father, daughter shot dead

Francecca Hardwick

Photo of Francecca Hardwick, a young woman with a short haircut.Name: Francecca “Frankie” Hardwick.
Died: October 23, 2007.
Age at death: 18.
Cause of death: Murder-suicide.
Location: Earl Shilton, Leicestershire, England, UK.
Disability: Intellectual disability.

Details:
Francecca’s mother locked herself and Francecca into their car and set it on fire. 18-year-old Frankie burned to death.

Perpetrator: Fiona Pilkington (Mother)

Source: Bullies ‘drove mother and daughter to fireball death’

Daniel Benoit

Photo of Daniel Benoit, a little boy in a formal shirt and tie.Name: Daniel Christopher Benoit.
Died: June 25, 2007.
Age at death: 7.
Cause of death: Multiple murder-suicide.
Location: Fayetteville, Georgia, USA.
Disability: Fragile X (Disputed).

Details:
Daniel’s father suffocated him in a murder-suicide. He also killed Daniel’s mother, Nancy.

Daniel might not have had Fragile X; a family member reported that he did not, but the media widely reported Daniel’s Fragile X as having been the stressor that drove his father to kill him.

Perpetrator: Chris Benoit (Father).

Source: Christopher Michael BENOIT
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Ryan Davies

Photo of Ryan Davies, a boy with brown hair, squinting a little in bright sunlight.Name: Ryan Davies.
Died: April 12, 2006.
Age at death: 12.
Cause of death: Murder-suicide.
Location: Stockport, Greater Manchester, England, UK.
Disability: Fragile X.

Details:
Ryan’s mother caused him to jump off a bridge, and then jumped off herself.

Perpetrator: Alison Davies (Mother).

Source: Ordeal that drove mum to suicide jump with autistic son