Olivia Cart

Photo of Olivia Cart, a little girl with blonde hair in bangs, very pale skin and brown eyes. She is pursing her lips and puffing her cheeks. The photo is taken from very close in, and is overexposed.Name: Olivia Cart.
Died: October 6, 2017.
Age at death: 5.
Cause of death: Murder-suicide.
Location: Culloden, West Virginia, USA.
Disability: Unspecified special needs.

Details:
Olivia was shot to death by her mother in a murder-suicide. Her older brother, also special needs, was shot but survived; as of October 21, 2017, he is still hospitalized with severe injuries.

Perpetrator: Leah Cart (Mother).

Source: Mom, kids ID’d after murder-suicide in Culloden
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Nicole Beilman

No PhotoName: Nicole Beilman.
Died: October 4, 2017.
Age at death: 27.
Cause of death: Murder-suicide.
Location: Fairport, New York, USA.
Disability: Rett syndrome.

Details:
Nicole was shot by her father in a murder-suicide.

She volunteered for Meals on Wheels and enjoyed watching the birds that came to a bird feeder outside her window.

Perpetrator: John Beilman (Father).

Source:
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Julia Whitmore

No PhotoName: Julia Whitmore.
Died: September 29, 2017.
Age at death: 27.
Cause of death: Murder-suicide.
Location: Town of Empire, Wisconsin, USA.
Disability: Unspecified; wheelchair user requiring pervasive support.

Details:
Julia was strangled by her father in a murder-suicide.

Perpetrator: Mark Whitmore (Father).

Source:
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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:
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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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Source: Mom arrested after 4-year-old son found dead, partially burned
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Mom charged in son’s arson death ordered to mental treatment

16-year-old boy

No PhotoName: (Unknown).
Died: September 22, 2017.
Age at death: 16.
Cause of death: Neglect.
Location: Tulsa, Oklahoma, USA.
Disability: Cerebral palsy.

Details:
When this 16-year-old boy was found dead on his couch, police decided to investigate because he was much thinner than he should have been, even for a boy with CP, and police were concerned that he had been neglected.

Perpetrator: His family (Under investigation).

Source:
Police investigating ‘suspicious death’ of teen with cerebral palsy

Elizabeth and Frank Lackey

Black and white photo of Frank and Elizabeth Lackey. They have fair skin. She has dark hair and is wearing a sweater; he has light hair and is wearing a suit and glasses.Name: Elizabeth “Esu” Lackey.
Age at death: 85.

Name: Frank Danby “Dan” Lackey III.
Age at death: 89.

Died: September 8, 2017.
Cause of death: Multiple murder.
Location: Groton, Massachusetts, USA.
Disability: Unspecified; required caregiver.

Details:
Esu and Dan were both beaten to death by their grandson, along with their home-health worker Bertha Mae Parker, and their daughter, Elizabeth “Buffy” Krause.

The Lackeys were active in the Chewonki Foundation, a charitable organization that holds summer camps to teach kids about the environment and sustainability.

Perpetrator: Orion Krause (Grandson), charged with four counts of murder.

Source:
Orion Krause beat four people to death in Groton home
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FRANK DANBY LACKEY III’s Obituary on Boston Globe
ELIZABETH CLEVELAND LACKEY’s Obituary on Boston Globe

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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Marion Reynolds

Photo of Marion Reynolds, a young woman with pale skin and dark brown curly hair. She is lying on a pillow, and her mouth is slightly open, showing crooked teeth.Name: Marion J. Reynolds.
Died: August 27, 2017.
Age at death: 22.
Cause of death: Neglect.
Location: Galva, Illinois, USA.
Disability: Unspecified severe disability; mobility impaired, tube fed.

Details:
Marion was kept in a filthy house and not given enough to eat. Her 18-year-old sister was also neglected, and was rescued when Marion was found, near death, and taken to a hospice where she died of the effects of long-term neglect and starvation.

Marion attended church and liked music.

Perpetrator: Dean P. Simoneaux (Grandfather), charged with criminal neglect of a disabled person; Barbara J. Simoneaux (Grandmother), charged with criminal neglect of a disabled person.

Source:
Couple charged with criminal neglect in death of woman’s daughter
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Couple accused of malnutrition death might not have been neglectful, relative says
Obituary for Marion Joyce Reynolds

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
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