Aidan Fenton

Photo of Aidan.Name: Aidan Fenton.
Died: April 27, 2015.
Age at death: 7.
Cause of death: Malpractice.
Location: Hurstville, New South Wales, Australia.
Disability: Juvenile diabetes.

Aidan died after a “slapping therapy” workshop, a treatment that included several days of fasting and repeated, hard slaps meant to cause bruising and “release toxins”. He may also have been taken off insulin by his parents.

Perpetrator: Tasly Healthpac Centre; Aidan’s parents Lily and Geoff Fenton.

Source: Aidan Fenton, 7, was made to fast before ‘slapping therapy’, then he vomited and died

5-year-old boy

Photo of a small boy, with a censor blur obscuring the face. The child has blond hair and fair skin and is wearing a blue hoodie.Name Unknown.
Died: March 26, 2015.
Age at death: 5.
Cause of death: Abuse.
Location: Sydney, New South Wales, Australia.
Disability: Epilepsy, Hepatitis C.

This young boy had been abused by his foster family before he died of an overdose of several drugs, including diazepam, morphine, and other opiates.

He had been taken from his birth mother because she used drugs.

Perpetrator: His foster family.

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Liam Milne

Photo of Liam Milne and his mother Susana. Liam is a light-brown-skinned boy with curly black hair, wearing a baseball cap and pink shirt. His mother is a woman with brown hair and pale skin, wearing sunglasses and a straw hat. She has her arms around Liam.Name: Liam Milne.
Age at death: 11.
Disability: Fragile X, autism spectrum disorder.

Name: Susana Estevez Castillo.
Age at death: 39.
Disability: None. Susana was a Fragile X carrier and was 6 months pregnant with a boy.

Died: February 1, 2015.
Cause of death: Multiple murder-suicide.
Location: Sydney, Australia.

Liam and his brother Ben both had Fragile X, and their mother Susana was six months pregnant with another boy. Their father, who feared that the boys would not be able to cope with their disabilities, bundled his whole family into the car and crashed it into a tree at 90 miles an hour.

Only seven-year-old Ben survived the crash, though he was severely injured. Ben is now living with his aunt, who says he is doing well.

Perpetrator: Darren John Milne (Father).

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Kim and Fletcher Hunt

Sepia-tone portrait photo of a woman and three children, a boy and two girls. They are smiling at the camera.

Name: Kim Hunt.
Died: September 9, 2014.
Age at death: 41.
Disability: Traumatic brain injury (from car accident), causing hemiplegia and personality changes.

Name: Fletcher Hunt.
Age at death: 10.
Disability: ADHD.

Died: September 9, 2014.
Cause of death: Multiple murder-suicide.
Location: Lockhart, New South Wales, Australia.

Other victims: Mia (8 years) and Phoebe (6 years).

Kim’s husband shot her and her three children before committing suicide.

Before her car accident, Kim had been an intensive-care nurse. Now unable to do the physical work of nursing, Kim was planning to return to work as a nursing administrator instead.

Fletcher liked Australian rules football and riding his motorbike.

Perpetrator: Geoff Hunt (Husband, father).

Source: ‘He may have simply just snapped’: Disability worker breaks down as she describes Kim Hunt’s violent rages after a car crash left her with brain injuries before her husband shot his family dead
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Tyron Honeywood

Photo of Tyron Honeywood, a young man sitting cross-legged in a wheelchair and smoking a cigarette. He is wearing sunglasses.Name: Tyron Paul Honeywood.
Died: March 21, 2014.
Age at death: 25.
Cause of death: Murder.
Location: Perth, Western Australia, Australia.
Disability: Paraplegic.

Tyron was shot dead by his father.

Perpetrator: Brian Robert Honeywood (Father), pleaded guilty to murder.

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83-year-old woman

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Died: October 2013.
Age at death: 83.
Cause of death: Neglect.
Location: Melbourne, Victoria, Australia.
Disability: Stroke, dementia, mental illness, epilepsy.

This 83-year-old woman was left on her bed, starving and neglected, until she finally died of pneumonia. She was severely malnourished and filthy, and had been fed by mouth even though her stroke had made it difficult for her to swallow.

Three of her grandchildren are set to testify against their parents for the abuse that ended in their grandmother’s death.

Perpetrator: Her 50-year-old son and his 44-year-old wife, both charged with reckless conduct endangering life and reckless conduct endangering serious injury.

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Levai Bonnar

Photo of Levi Bonnar.Name: Levai Bonnar.
Died: May 21, 2013.
Age at death: 7.
Cause of death: Fatal abuse.
Location: Sydney, Australia.
Disability: Intellectual disability.

Levai was beaten, starved, and humiliated by his parents. The abuse eventually proved fatal when Levai died of head injuries.

Levai’s killers nearly escaped justice by claiming the boy had died from falling off a pogo stick.

Perpetrator: Kayla James (Mother), convicted of manslaughter, sentenced to 10½ years; Kodi James Maybir (Mother’s boyfriend), convicted of murder, sentenced to 31½ to 38 years.

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Charles Dalziel

No PhotoName: Charles Dalziel.
Died: August 31, 2012.
Age at death: 67.
Cause of death: Murder.
Location: Barmera, Australia.
Disability: Used a wheelchair, was “totally reliant on his wife”.

Charles’s wife set fire to his bed, with him in it, and burned him alive.

Perpetrator: Beverley Dalziel (Wife), charged with murder.

Source: Barmera woman Beverley Dalziel ‘burned husband alive then calmly phoned firefighters’, court hears

Julian Pintar

Photo of Julian Pintar. He is a young boy with dark hair and dark brown eyes.Name: Julian Pintar.
Died: October 1, 2011.
Age at death: 11.
Cause of death: Fatal abuse.
Location: Kandos, New South Wales, Australia.
Disability: Autism, neurocutaneous melanosis.

Julian died of long-term abuse and neglect. He had been tied to a chair for long periods of time, expected to sleep upright, in a garden shed. He had also been sprayed with cold water and then left in the shed, causing hypothermia which was particularly dangerous to this already thin boy, weakened by malnutrition. By the time he was found unresponsive and taken to the hospital, he was dead. An autopsy also found blood poisoning and internal injuries.

Perpetrator: Stepfather, pleaded guilty to manslaughter; mother, charged with manslaughter.

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Tanilla Warrick-Deaves

Photo of Tanilla Warrick-Deaves. She is a toddler with tan skin and curly black hair. She is wearing a pink dress, and holding a ribbon in her hands.Name: Tanilla Warrick-Deaves.
Died: August 27, 2011.
Age at death: 2.
Cause of death: Abuse.
Location: Central Coast, New South Wales, Australia.
Disability: Bowed legs.

Tanila was abused by her stepfather. After a beating, it was obvious that Tanila had a head injury, but her mother, seeing how badly hurt Tanila was, did not call the ambulance because she figured it would be better if Tanila died than if she lived as “a vegetable”. Instead, she put Tanila in a pram, where the little girl took three days to die.

Perpetrator: Donna Deaves (Mother) and Warren Ross (Stepfather), convicted of murder, sentenced to 30-40 years prison.

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