Richard Oland

Photo of Richard Oland. He is a middle-aged white man wearing a suit and glasses.Name: Richard “Dick” Oland.
Died: July 7, 2011.
Age at death: 69.
Cause of death: Murder (Stabbed, bludgeoned).
Location: Saint John, New Brunswick, Canada.
Disability: Asperger syndrome.

Details:
Dick was bludgeoned to death by his son.

He was a businessman who studied genealogy as a hobby.

Perpetrator: Dennis Oland (Son), convicted of second-degree murder, sentenced to 10 years to life.

Source:
Dennis Oland’s mother, Connie, shares ‘living hell’
Murder of Richard Oland
Dennis Oland gets life in prison for killing father, Richard Oland

Ruth Pyne

Photo of Ruth Pyne, a woman with layered blonde hair. She is smiling.Name: Ruth Pyne.
Died: May 27, 2011.
Age at death: 51.
Cause of death: Murder.
Location: Detroit, Michigan, USA.
Disability: Bipolar disorder.

Details:
Ruth’s son bludgeoned her unconscious, then stabbed her to death.

Perpetrator: Jeffrey Pyne (Son), convicted of second-degree murder, sentenced to 20-60 years.

Source: “48 Hours”: Does the way Ruth Pyne was killed prove premeditation?
Ruth Pyne Obituary

Donald Parojinog

Photo of Donald Parojinog, a middle-aged man.Name: Donald Parojinog.
Died: January 18, 2011.
Age at death: 83.
Cause of death: Neglect.
Location: Washington DC, USA.
Disability: Stroke.

Details:
Donald’s daughter was supposed to be taking care of him after he suffered three strokes, but instead, she neglected him. He died of starvation and blood poisoning from infected bedsores.

Perpetrator: Donna Parojinog (Daughter), pleaded guilty to manslaughter, sentenced to 12 months in jail.

Source: Woman sentenced in elderly father’s death

Ila Gandhi

No PhotoName: Ila Harjivandas Gandhi.
Died: November 15, 2010.
Age at death: 62.
Cause of death: Murder.
Location: Mumbai, Maharashtra, India.
Disability: Schizophrenia.

Details:
Ila’s sister-in-law paid their servant to kill Ila and her mother. Her mother survived the attack, but Ila died from stab wounds.

Perpetrator: Ramchandra Ganpat Gomane (Servant) and Rupal Gandhi (Daughter-in-law; caregiver). Acquitted.

Source: Sister-in-law gave supari to murder 62-yr-old in Mumbai
Senior citizen found murdered in Gamdevi

Emily Molin

No PhotoName: Emily Belle Molin.
Died: August 31, 2010.
Age at death: 85.
Cause of death: Murder.
Location: Darby, Pennsylvania, USA.
Disability: Alzheimer’s disease.

Details:
Emily’s son deliberately ran over her with his car.

Perpetrator: Steven Frederick Molin (Son), second-degree murder, 25 years.

Source: Son Gets 25 Years For Running Over Mother

Manuel Reyes and Rita Morales

Photo of Manuel Reyes. He has tan skin and gray hair, and is wearing a blue sweater and white shirt.Name: Manuel Reyes.
Age at death: 85.
Disability: Double amputee (Legs).

Photo of Rita Morales. She is an elderly woman with gray hair and light-brown skin, wearing a brown collared shirt.Name: Rita Morales.
Age at death: 87.
Disability: Elderly disabled.

Location: Canoga Park, Los Angeles, California, USA.
Died: April 30, 2010.
Cause of death: Multiple murder.

Details:
Manuel and Rita were both killed by their caregiver, who was Rita’s son and Manuel’s nephew. They were bludgeoned to death with a hammer; Rita was also stabbed.

Perpetrator: Arthur Reyes Morales (Son, Nephew), pleaded guilty to two counts of second-degree murder.

Source:
Judge finds Canoga Park man was sane when he killed his elderly mother, uncle
Hammer killer sane when he murdered 87-year-old mom, 85-year-old double-amputee uncle
Manuel Reyes, 85
Rita Morales, 87

Cynthia Burns

No PhotoName: Cynthia Burns.
Died: April 27, 2009.
Age at death: 58.
Cause of death: Neglect.
Location: Wylie, Texas, USA.
Disability: Paralysis due to stroke.

Details:
Cynthia’s daughter and son-in-law denied her food and medical care. She died of pneumonia, her body too weak from neglect to survive the illness.

Perpetrator: Christina Gaines (Daughter), knowingly causing serious bodily injury to a disabled person, 12 years; Gary Gaines, recklessly causing serious bodily injury to a disabled person, 6 months in jail and community service.

Source: Wylie woman gets 12 years for mother’s death in ‘extraordinarily terrible’ neglect case

Pamela Hall

Photo of Pamela Hall, a middle-aged woman with curly black hair, wearing a blue shirt.Name: Pamela Camille Hall.
Died: April 11, 2009.
Age at death: 59.
Cause of death: Murder.
Location: Figsboro, Virginia, USA.
Disability: Spinal cord injury.

Details:
Pamela was stabbed to death by her son-in-law.

Perpetrator: James Cleveland Miller (Son-in-law) pled guilty to first-degree murder and was sentenced to 20 years to life.

Source: Miller pleads guilty to murder in death of his mother-in-law

Elsie Crutchley

No Photo
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

Evelyn Joel

Photo of Evelyn Joel. She is a middle-aged woman with graying dark-brown hair and glasses.Name: Evelyn Joel.
Died: January 7, 2006.
Age at death: 59.
Cause of death: Neglect.
Location: Enniscorthy, Ireland.
Disability: Multiple sclerosis.

Details:
Evelyn’s family neglected her care. By the time she was hospitalized with multiple infected bedsores, she was too weak to recover when she caught pneumonia.

Perpetrator: Eleanor Joel (Daughter) and Jonathan Costen (Daughter’s husband), convicted of manslaughter; given two-year suspended sentence; sentence overturned.

Source:
Couple will not face retrial over death of MS sufferer
Court quashes couple’s convictions for killing Evelyn Joel
Couple who left MS sufferer, Evelyn Joel, to die in her own filth receive suspended sentence
Ma neglect killer walk free from court
Appeal by couple convicted of letting MS sufferer die with ‘maggots in her infected bedsores’