Criste Reimer

Photo of Criste Reimer, a middle-aged woman wearing glasses.Name: Criste Reimer .
Died: August 14, 2007.
Age at death: 47.
Cause of death: Murder.
Location: Kansas City, Missouri, USA.
Disability: Hydrocephalus, neurofibromatosis.

Details:
Criste’s husband threw her from a fourth-floor balcony to her death.

Perpetrator: Stanley Reimer (Husband), pled guilty to second-degree murder, sentenced to 25 years to life.

Source: Sisters of woman thrown from balcony wanted to keep her away from husband

Elsie Crutchley

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Name: Elsie Patricia Crutchley.
Died: February 5, 2007.
Age at death: 77.
Cause of death: Murder.
Location: Taumarunui, New Zealand.
Disability: Terminal stomach cancer.

Details:
Elsie was poisoned by her son, with an overdose of painkillers and anxiolytics. She was dead within hours.

Perpetrator: Ian Crutchley (Son); convicted of attempted murder, given probation and community service.

Source: Man who tried to kill mother avoids jail term

Ulysses Stable

No PhotoName: Ulysses Stable.
Died: November 22, 2006.
Age at death: 12.
Cause of death: Murder.
Location: New York City, New York, USA.
Disability: Autism.

Details:
Ulysses’s father cut his throat and left him in the bathtub to bleed out.

Perpetrator: Jose Stable (Father), charged with second-degree murder.

Source: Autistic Boy Is Slashed to Death and His Father Is Charged

Christopher DeGroot

No PhotoName: Christopher Aire DeGroot.
Died: May 19, 2006.
Age at death: 19.
Cause of death: Murder.
Location: Albany, Oregon, USA.
Disability: Autism.

Details:
Christopher’s parents locked him in his room and bolted it with a deadbolt. Then they set a fire in their home and left Christopher to burn to death.

Perpetrator: Nicolaas and Agnes DeGroot (Parents), pleaded no contest to criminally negligent homicide, sentenced to 6 months in jail.

Source: Christopher DeGroot

Robert McClancy

Photo of a gravestone. It reads: Robert J McClancy. Corporal, US Marine Corps. Vietnam. Oct. 20, 1949. May 15, 2006. "Irish" is Guarding Heaven."Name: Robert McClancy.
Died: May 15, 2006.
Age at death: 56.
Cause of death: Murder.
Location: Monroe, Tennessee, USA.
Disability: PTSD.

Details:
Robert’s wife and her lover poisoned him with the medication he’d been prescribed for PTSD and staged it as a suicide. Then they married and collected his veteran’s pension.

Robert was a Vietnam war veteran who still met regularly with his military friends.

Perpetrator: Martha Kaczmarczyk (Wife), convicted of murder, sentenced to 50 years; Chuck Kaczmarczyk, pleaded guilty to conspiracy to commit murder, sentenced to 25 years.

Source: Fake 9/11 First Responder Killed Her Husband for His Real VA Check

Charles Kaczmarczyk, 59, pleads guilty to 2006 murder

Katherine McCarron

Name: Katherine “Katie” McCarronPhoto of Katie McCarron, a toddler girl sitting on the carpet and playing with a Teletubby toy..
Died: May 13, 2006.
Age at death: 3.
Cause of death: Murder.
Location: Morton, Illinois, USA.
Disability: Autism.

Details:
Katie’s mother suffocated her with a plastic bag because she would not take a nap, saying that she had done it “to end [Katie’s] pain”.

Perpetrator: Karen McCarron (Mother); convicted of first degree murder; sentenced to 36 years.

Source: Karen McCarron

Hevin Jenkins

Photo of Hevin Jenkins, a baby looking at the camera over the bottle he is holding and sucking on.Name: Hevin Dakota James Lee Jenkins.
Died: December 15, 2005.
Age at death: 2.
Cause of death: Murder.
Location: Hurricane, West Virginia, USA.
Disability: Autism.

Details:
Hevin was drowned by his aunt, and her boyfriend disposed of his body, which has never been found.

Perpetrator: Tonya Sloan (Aunt), second-degree murder, sentenced to 40 years. Anthony Milam (Aunt’s boyfriend), accessory after the fact, sentenced to 1 year in prison.

Source: Hevin Jenkins

Jason Ritzert

Photo of Jason Ritzert, an adult man wearing a headband and casual clothes and sitting on a dirt bike. He has a tattoo on his right arm.Name: Jason Ritzert.
Died: November 10, 2005.
Age at death: 30.
Cause of death: Murder.
Location: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA.
Disability: Intellectual disability.

Details:
Jason’s roommates, who often abused him under the pretext of “punishing” him, set him on fire and then left his severe burns untreated for days before strangling him.

Perpetrator: Timothy Caldwell, pleaded guilty to first-degree murder, sentenced to life in prison; Melissa Adams, pleaded guilty to third-degree murder, sentenced to 30-60 years; Russell Lee Hilliard, pleaded guilty to third-degree murder, sentenced to 20-40 years.

Source: Butler pair held in ‘bizarre’ killing of roommate

Britney Abbott

No PhotoName: Britney Abbott.
Died: August 21, 2005.
Age at death: 9.
Cause of death: Murder.
Location: Auckland, New Zealand.
Disability: Usher syndrome.

Details:
Britney and her little sister both had Usher syndrome. Their father put them in the car and drove off a mountain, killing Britney. Her little sister survived.

Perpetrator: Garth Duwayne Abbott (Father), convicted of manslaughter, sentenced to 4 1/2 years.

Source:
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Patrick Markcrow

No PhotoName: Patrick Markcrow.
Died: March 29, 2005.
Age at death: 36.
Cause of death: Murder.
Location: Long Crendon, Buckinghamshire, England, UK.
Disability: Down syndrome; autism.

Details:
Patrick’s mother drugged him and then suffocated him with a plastic bag.

Perpetrator: Wendolyn Markcrow (Mother); pled guilty to manslaughter; given a 2-year suspended sentence.

Source: Mother who killed son with Down’s syndrome gets suspended sentence