Ms. Liu

No PhotoName: Liu (First name unknown).
Died: October 8, 2017.
Age at death: 77.
Cause of death: Murder.
Location: Kwai Chung, Hong Kong.
Disability: Chronic illness (heart and kidney disease; arthritis), wheelchair user.

Details:
Ms. Liu’s son decided it was “too tough” to take care of her, so he stabbed her to death.

Perpetrator: Mr. Lee (Son), charged with murder.

Source:
Woman, 77, found dead at home after son jumps from window
Suicide bid of son fails as mom found hacked dead

Vanessa Danielson

Photo of Vanessa Danielson, a woman with fair skin and blonde hair, wearing a white knit cap. The photo is somewhat blurry and backlit.Name: Vanessa Danielson.
Died: September 28, 2017.
Age at death: 36.
Cause of death: Murder.
Location: Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA.
Disability: Multiple sclerosis.

Details:
Vanessa’s boyfriend poured gasoline all over her and set her on fire. She managed to escape the house and run into the yard, where a neighbor rushed to her side, put out the fire, and held her hand while they waited for the ambulance. Vanessa died later that day at the hospital.

Perpetrator: Wyndale Fayson (Boyfriend), charged with second-degree murder.

Source:
Charges: Man doused ex in gas as she slept, then set her on fire
Woman with multiple sclerosis dies after monster boyfriend allegedly pours gasoline on bed and sets her on fire — hours after she called for help
Victim’s boyfriend charged in Northeast Minneapolis burning death

Antonio Di Stasio

Photo of Antonio di Stasio, a young boy with brown skin and very short brown hair. He is smiling at the camera, and wearing a black jacket with bright yellow stripes.Name: Antonio Di Stasio.
Died: September 28, 2017.
Age at death: 4.
Cause of death: Murder.
Location: Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA.
Disability: Autism.

Details:
Neighbors remember Antonio as a little boy who made a racket when he jumped up and down. He had a pet guinea pig.

One day the neighbors heard the little boy saying, “‘Please mommy. OK, mommy. I ain’t going to do it no more.'” Antonio’s mother tied him up with belts, put him in the bathtub, doused him in cooking oil, and set him on fire. The fire endangered the other residents of his apartment complex. Antonio’s pet guinea pig was found dead nearby.

Perpetrator: Amelia Di Stasio (Mother), charged with first-degree intentional homicide, found mentally unfit for trial, committed for treatment.

Source:
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For funeral expenses and the burial organized by Ralph Di Stasio
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Milwaukee police identify boy, 4, found partially burned in homicide case
Source: Mom arrested after 4-year-old son found dead, partially burned
Mother faces life in prison after 4-year-old with autism bound with 7 belts, set on fire in bathtub
Wisconsin Mom Amelia Di Stasio Faces Life In Prison For Allegedly Lighting 4-Year-Old Autistic Son On Fire
Mom charged in son’s arson death ordered to mental treatment

Swarna Kapoor

Photo of Swarna Kapoor. She has dark brown hair and fair skin, and is wearing yellow and red. She is wearing glasses and has a dark-red bindi on her forehead.Name: Swarna Kapoor.
Died: September 26, 2017.
Age at death: 62.
Cause of death: Murder.
Location: New Delhi, India.
Disability: Mobility impaired.

Details:
When Swarna saw her daughter-in-law hitting her grandchildren, she stepped in and tried to protect the children. Her daughter-in-law grew angry and bludgeoned her to death with her own walker.

Perpetrator: Kanchan Kapoor (Daughter-in-law), chraged with murder.

Source:
Woman bludgeons handicapped mother-in-law to death, burns body
Delhi woman kills 62-year-old handicapped mother-in-law
Woman bumps off her disabled mother-in-law
Woman beats disabled mother-in-law to death, burns body

Chatiya Wongthong

No PhotoName: Chatiya Wongthong.
Died: September 11, 2017.
Age at death: 15.
Cause of death: Murder.
Location: Bangkok, Thailand.
Disability: Autism.

Details:
Chatiya was strangled by her mother.

Perpetrator: Yolawadee Suasermsiri (Mother), arrested.

Source:
Mum admits killing autistic daughter, attempts suicide
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Mother confesses to police: ‘I strangled my autistic daughter’
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Kyoji Hattori

No PhotoName: Kyoji Hattori.
Died: September 7, 2017.
Age at death: 88.
Cause of death: Murder.
Location: Otaki, Chiba Prefecture, Japan.
Disability: Mobility impaired.

Details:
Mr. Hattori was strangled to death by his son.

Perpetrator: Kazuo Hattori (Son), arrested.

Source:
Man arrested over murder of 88-year-old father – Japan Today
Chiba man strangles father, 88, with electrical cord due to ‘uncertain future’

Kiara LaSalle

Photo of Kiara LaSalle, a teenage girl in a green graduation cap and gown, smiling broadly. She has curly brown hair and brown skin and is carrying a bunch of flowers and a balloon that says "2017 graduate".Name: Kiara LaSalle.
Died: September 1, 2017.
Age at death: 17.
Cause of death: Multiple murder.
Location: Sacramento, California, USA.
Disability: Developmental disability.

Details:
Kiara and her mother Erica Wallace were both shot by her mother’s boyfriend.

Kiara was a recent high school graduate who worked in retail, volunteered at an animal shelter, and planned to attend Sacramento City College. Her dance instructor remembers her as his most dedicated student.

Perpetrator: Eric Dawan Arnold (Mother’s boyfriend), killed by police after shooting two officers.

Source:
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Vigil held for mother, daughter killed in their South Sacramento home

Hideko Mizutani

No Photo
Name: Hideko Mizutani.
Died: August 28, 2017.
Age at death: 90.
Cause of death: Murder.
Location: Yokohama, Japan.
Disability: Unspecified; wheelchair user.

Details:
Ms. Mizutani’s grandson killed her by stabbing her in the neck.

Perpetrator: Taisuke Mikami (Grandson), arrested on suspicion of murder.

Source: 34-year-old man arrested over murder of 90-year-old grandmother

Aishika Sarkar

No PhotoName: Aishika “Shreya” Sarkar.
Died: August 27, 2017.
Age at death: 7.
Cause of death: Murder.
Location: J. P. Nagar, Bengaluru, India.
Disability: Autism.

Details:
Shreya was “screaming and being stubborn”, so her mother decided to kill her. She threw Shreya off a third-floor balcony. When she saw that Shreya was still breathing, she carried Shreya back up the stairs and threw her off the balcony again. This time, the impact killed Shreya.

Shreya’s neighbors, who had seen her mother throw her off the balcony for the second time, chased down and captured Shreya’s mother and tied her to a telephone pole, then called the authorities.

When she died, Shreya had just begun to learn how to talk.

Perpetrator: Swathi Sarkar (Mother), charged with murder.

Source:
7-Year-Old B’Luru Girl Dies After Being Thrown Off Building Twice
7-year-old girl dies after her mother throws her off a terrace twice in Bengaluru
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Bengaluru 9-Year-Old Survived First Fall; Mother Threw Her Off Roof Again
Bengaluru woman kills 7-year-old daughter by flinging her off terrace, twice
Bengaluru: Depressed woman flings daughter from third floor building, twice
Bengaluru: Mentally unstable mother throws 7-year-old girl off a building, twice!
Bengaluru: Mother throws differently-abled daughter off terrace twice, kills her
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Nine-year-old girl dies after mother throws her from terrace
Bengaluru horror: Woman killed seven-year-old child to ‘teach’ husband a lesson, say the police

Shirley Williamson

No PhotoName: Shirley Williamson.
Died: August 26, 2017.
Age at death: 65.
Cause of death: Murder.
Location: Powell, Wyoming, USA.
Disability: Blind; mental illness.

Details:
Shirley Williamson was shot by her husband because her mental illness had been getting worse.

Her son reported that she had recently told him, “If I die, it will be someone else who did it.”

Perpetrator: David Williamson (Husband), charged with second-degree murder.

Source:
Details Emerge in Powell Homicide
Williamson’s bond set at $700,000
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Powell man arrested on suspicion of murdering wife
Bond set at $700,000 for Powell man charged with wife’s murder
Powell man charged with murder after allegedly telling 911 operator ‘wife is dead, send the cops’
Authorities: Husband says he killed wife over mental issues