Kelsey Moore

No PhotoName: Kelsey Moore.
Died: December 13, 2009.
Age at death: 13.
Cause of death: Murder-suicide.
Location: Madison County, Kentucky, USA.
Disability: Angelman syndrome.

Kelsey’s father shut her in their garage and poisoned Kelsey and himself with carbon monoxide.

Kelsey liked music. Her favorite instrument was the trumpet.

Perpetrator: Richard Moore (Father).

Source: Father let truck run to kill self, daughter

Walter Hildebrand Jr.

No PhotoName: Walter Knox Hildebrand Jr.
Died: November 2009.
Age at death: 20.
Cause of death: Fatal abuse/neglect.
Location: Willows, California, USA.
Disability: Autism, epilepsy.

Walter was beaten and starved by his brother. He died from a seizure because his epilepsy was aggravated by his brother’s abuse.

Perpetrator: Stuart Allen Hildebrand (Brother), pled guilty to abuse, served 59 days in jail.

Source: Walter Hildebrand Jr.

David Lauberts

No PhotoName: David Lauberts.
Died: September 15, 2009.
Age at death: 49.
Cause of death: Neglect.
Location: Greeley, Denver, Colorado, USA.
Disability: Mental and physical disabilities.

David’s brother burned down their home to try to hide David’s death. It is not known exactly how David died.

Perpetrator: James Thorpe Lauberts (Brother), charged with criminally negligent homicide, arson, and tampering with evidence.

Source: Greeley man charged in brother’s death

Asher Bashir

No PhotoName: Asher Abdussalam Bashir.
Died: August 26, 2009.
Age at death: 4.
Cause of death: Neglect.
Location: Paradise Valley, Phoenix, Arizona, USA.
Disability: Cerebral palsy, autism.

Asher loved being in the water. Though he could not swim, he had no fear of drowning. Knowing this, his mother led him to their backyard pool and left him sitting next to it while she went into the house for twenty minutes. Asher got into the pool and drowned.

Perpetrator: Nadia Bashir (Mother), convicted of negligent homicide and child abuse.

Source: Woman found guilty in ’09 drowning death of son, 4

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.

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.

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

Parion Williams

No PhotoName: Parion Williams.
Died: July 9, 2009.
Age at death: 16 months.
Cause of death: Medical neglect.
Location: Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA.
Disability: Cerebral palsy, congenital syphillis.

Parion was losing weight, and his doctor told his mother that he needed to see a specialist. But his mother never went to the appointments, and Parion died.

Perpetrator: Mandisa Z. Randolph (Mother), charged with child neglect.

Source: Woman failed to seek treatment for baby who died, complaint says

D’Amber Myles

No PhotoName: D’Amber Myles.
Died: June 30, 2009.
Age at death: 5.
Cause of death: Murder.
Location: Las Vegas, Nevada, USA.
Disability: Cerebral Palsy.

D’Amber’s mother put her in the bathtub and turned the water on, then closed the door and left her there with the water running as the bathtub filled. Because she could not hold her head out of the water, D’Amber drowned.

Perpetrator: Raven Gibbons (Mother), charged with second-degree murder.

Source: Mother charged with murder

Peter Mugo

No PhotoName: Peter Mugo.
Died: June 25, 2009.
Age at death: 5.
Cause of death: Murder.
Location: Limuru, Kiambu County, Kenya.
Disability: Deaf.

Peter’s mother killed him and threw his body into a latrine. She had been hiding his existence from her current husband, and killed him to try to save her marriage.

Perpetrator: Alice Njoki (Mother), sentenced to 6 years.

Source: Alice Njoki