Thoretta Miller

Portrait photo of Thoretta Miller.Name: Thoretta Miller.
Died: February 12, 2010.
Age at death: 57.
Cause of death: Murder.
Location: Texas City, Texas, USA.
Disability: “Legally blind and disabled”.

Details:
Thoretta’s granddaughter beat and stabbed her to death.

Perpetrator: Cheretta Smith (granddaughter).

Source: Texas City woman admits to murdering blind grandmother

Ajit Singh

Photo of Ajit Singh, a boy in a red hoodie.Name: Ajit Singh-Mahal.
Died: February 9, 2010.
Age at death: 12.
Cause of death: Murder.
Location: London, England, UK.
Disability: Autism.

Details:
Ajit’s mother, facing a social services investigation for neglect, forced him to drink bleach. He died of multiple organ failure.

Perpetrator: Satpal Kaur-Singh (Mother); pled guilty to manslaughter; sentenced to 7 years.

Source: Ajit Singh

Jude Mirra

Photo of Jude Mirra, a boy wearing a sweatshirt and visor.Name: Jude Mirra
Died: February 4, 2010.
Age at death: 8.
Cause of death: Murder.
Location: New York City, New York, USA.
Disability: Autism.

Details:
Jude’s mother poisoned him with prescription drugs.

Perpetrator: Gigi Jordan (Mother), found guilty of manslaughter, sentenced to 5 years.

Source: Gigi Jordan Found Guilty of Manslaughter in Death of 8-Year-Old Disabled Son

Willie Henderson

Photo of Willie Henderson. He is a young African-American man wearing an Air Force uniform.Name: Willie Henderson.
Died: January 22, 2010.
Age at death: 60.
Cause of death: Murder.
Location: North Las Vegas, Nevada, USA.
Disability: Blind, mobility impaired.

Details:
When Willie Henderson needed help around the house, his godson used to act as a handyman.

Willie’s godson shot him in the back of the head. In court, he claimed that it had been self-defense, even though there were no signs of a struggle.

Willie Henderson was a Vietnam war veteran.

Perpetrator: Billy Ray James (Godson), pleaded no contest to involuntary manslaughter; spent six years in prison before release.

Source:
Willie Henderson Obituary
Handyman to stand trial in North Las Vegas shooting death
Ex-felon found guilty of 2010 slaying of North Las Vegas man
Hung jury in re-trial of North Las Vegas murder case
Murder case tried three times headed for mistrial, judge says
Judge declares mistrial after man’s third trial in North Las Vegas murder case
Man waits for release in Vegas killing after 3 trials, 1 plea deal, 6 years in prison

Laura Cummings

Photo of Laura Cummings, a woman wearing large glasses.Name: Laura Cummings.
Died: January 21, 2010.
Age at death: 23.
Cause of death: Murder.
Location: Buffalo, New York, USA.
Disability: Intellectual disability.

Details:
Laura was raped, tortured, and finally smothered by her mother and half-brother.

Perpetrator: Eva Cummings (Mother), pleaded guilty to second-degree murder, assault, unlawful imprisonment, endangering the welfare of a disabled person as a hate crime, and was sentenced to 57 years to life. Luke Wright (half-brother), was found guilty of assault, rape, incest, sodomy, endangering the welfare of an incompetent person, and unlawful imprisonment as a hate crime, and sentenced to 50 years to life.

Source: Authorities: Mom, son raped, killed disabled woman

Marie-Nicole Rainville

Black and white photo of Marie-Nicole Rainville, a middle-aged woman.Name: Marie-Nicole Rainville.
Died: November 12, 2009.
Age at death: 71.
Cause of death: Murder.
Location: Quebec City, Canada.
Disability: Stroke.

Details:
Marie-Nicole was shot by her husband.

Perpetrator: Jacques Delisle (Husband), first-degree murder, sentenced to life without parole.

Source: ‘Destroyed, but not guilty,’ says judge accused of murdering his wife
Bail denied for ex-judge waiting for ministerial review of murder conviction

Lindsey Alvarez

No PhotoName: Lindsey Angela Alvarez.
Died: August 4, 2009.
Age at death: 4.
Cause of death: Murder.
Location: Belfast, Northern Ireland, UK.
Disability: Autism.

Details:
Lindsey was poisoned with a large amount of salt, and her body showed signs of battered child syndrome.

Perpetrator: Unknown; under investigation; probably a family member.

Source: Lindsey Angela Alvarez

Peter Eitzen

No PhotoName: Peter Eitzen.
Died: July 26, 2009.
Age at death: 16.
Cause of death: Murder.
Location: Mount Barker, Australia.
Disability: Intellectual disabilty.

Details:
Peter was drugged and stabbed to death by his mother.

Perpetrator: Beverley Eitzen (Mother); ruled mentally unfit to stand trial due to depression, and released on mental health supervision.

Source: Mother freed over disabled son’s killing

Charles Billis

Photo of Charles Billis, a middle-aged man.Name: Charles Billis.
Died: July 22, 2009.
Age at death: 57.
Cause of death: Murder.
Location: Charleston, Orleans County, Vermont, USA.
Disability: Legally blind.

Details:
Charles’s wife deliberately crashed their car, killing Charles, who was not wearing a seatbelt. She was wearing a seat belt and survived with minor injuries.

Perpetrator: Christine Billis (Wife), pleaded guilty, sentenced to 7-15 years.

Source: Murderpedia: Christine Billis