Nadia Schaible

Somewhat indistinct photograph of Nadia Schaible, an elderly woman with short curly hair and fair skin.Name: Nadia Evanowicz Schaible.
Died: July 12, 2016.
Age at death: 91.
Cause of death: Murder.
Location: Parkville, Maryland, USA.
Disability: Mobility impaired; used a walker.

Nadia’s cousin bludgeoned her to death, then broke a glass door panel to stage a fake burglary; police spotted the fake because the cobwebs outside the door were intact. He hoped to collect an inheritance from Nadia when she died.

Nadia was an independent woman who was known and loved by her neighbors.

Perpetrator: John Malko (Cousin), charged with first-degree murder.

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12-year-old male

No PhotoName Unknown.
Died: Unknown; suspects arrested June 28, 2016.
Age at death: 12.
Cause of death: Murder.
Location: Gujranwala, Pakistan.
Disability: Intellectual disability.

This twelve-year-old boy lived in Pakistan and was a sixth-form student at People’s Colony, a special education school.

His body was found dumped in the fields; he had been raped and murdered. His cousins went on the run, but were caught by police and confessed to the crime.

Perpetrator: His cousins; arrested.

Source: Police arrest ‘cousins’ for alleged rape of child with special needs in Gujranwala

Patricia Myers

Close-up photo of Patricia Myers, a middle-aged African-american woman.Name: Patricia Myers.
Died: April 23, 2016.
Age at death: 69.
Cause of death: Murder.
Location: Bronx, New York, USA.
Disability: Chronic lung disease.

Patricia was a retired nurse.

Her nephew had just been released from prison, so Patricia welcomed him into her home. Then she disappeared, leaving behind the oxygen tank and mask she needed to breathe, and police dogs found blood in her apartment.

Patricia’s body has not yet been found, but her nephew has confessed to beating her to death.

Perpetrator: Andros Topping (Nephew), charged with murder.

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Enelesi Nkhata

No PhotoName: Enelesi Nkhata.
Died: April 14, 2016.
Age at death: 21.
Cause of death: Murder.
Location: Kumtumba village, Malawi.
Disability: Albinism.

Enelesi’s uncle knew that some people would pay a lot of money for the body parts of albinos, and so he made an arrangement with a gang of albino hunters.

Enelesi’s uncle told her that he had found her a job and would find her some sunscreen, both of which can be difficult to get for an albino in Malawi.

Then he lured her to a remote location, where he and his accomplices ambushed and dismembered her. She died of massive blood loss.

Perpetrator: Gerald Phiri (Uncle), convicted of murder and abduction, sentenced to 17 years; Medison Madzialenga, Damison Manyoni, Isaac Sambule, Yosofi Samuel, Jazimon Baluwa, Foster Weruzani, Steven Chingombe, and Ronald.

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Unknown Male

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Name: (Male) (Unknown).
Died: April 6, 2016.
Age at death: 40.
Cause of death: Murder.
Location: Khamariya, India.
Disability: HIV/AIDS.

This 40-year-old man was a truck driver by profession. He had fallen ill, been diagnosed with AIDS, and kept it secret, fearing stigma. When his wife and father-in-law found out that he was HIV-positive, they conspired with other in-laws to strangle him to death.

Perpetrator: His wife, father-in-law, and other in-laws. No arrests; investigation ongoing.

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Kazue Kawazura

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Name: Kazue Kawazura.
Died: March 21, 2016.
Age at death: 53.
Cause of death: Fatal Abuse.
Location: Kobe, Japan.
Disability: “Mentally handicapped”.

Kazue’s sister and niece beat her to death with a vacuum cleaner tube.

Perpetrator: Shizue Nakahara (sister) and Akiko Nakahara (Niece).

Source: Hyogo cops: Woman dies after abuse by sister and niece in Kobe

Bethannie Johnson

Photo of Bethannie Johnson, a toddler girl in a short black-and-white dress and pink sandals. She has fair skin and short, wispy brown hair; she is sitting sideways on a curved surface and looking at the camera.Name: Bethannie Raychelle Johnson.
Died: March 17, 2016.
Age at death: 3.
Cause of death: Fatal abuse.
Location: Grand Junction, Colorado, USA.
Disability: Reactive attachment disorder.

Bethannie was living with her aunt and her aunt’s girlfriend.

For two weeks, Bethannie’s aunt had kept her strapped to a high chair in the closet, claiming that she had to do this to keep Bethannie from hurting herself.

Bethannie was found unresponsive and dying of a massive head injury; she had been beaten to death by her aunt’s girlfriend. Her body showed signs of chronic child abuse.

Perpetrator: Shanna Gossett (Aunt), pleaded guilty to second-degree murder; Rebekah Joy Wallin (Aunt’s girlfriend), pleaded guilty to second-degree murder.

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Kobe Shaw

Photo of Kobe Shaw, a fair-skinned baby wearing a white onesie.Name: Kobe Conley Shaw.
Died: March 11, 2016.
Age at death: 9 months.
Cause of death: Murder.
Location: Atlanta, Georgia, USA.
Disability: Pontocerebellar hypoplasia.

When Kobe’s parents found him dead in his crib, they thought he had died because of his disability, which doctors had told them would limit his lifespan to about five years. But when toxicology testing was done, Kobe was found to have been poisoned with methamphetamine by his grandmother, who had been babysitting him that day. She initially went on the run, but was eventually arrested and charged with murder.

Perpetrator: Tonya Monroe (Grandmother), charged with murder, possession of methamphetamine, and first degree cruelty to children.

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Ronald McCabe

Photo of Ronald McCabe. He is a middle-aged man wearing glasses and a suit with a rose pinned to the lapel. He has fair skin, dark brown hair and a mustache.Name: Ronald McCabe.
Died: March 7, 2016.
Age at death: 56.
Cause of death: Murder.
Location: Kitchener, Ontario, Canada.
Disability: Unspecified; long-term care home resident.

Ronald was shot by his son, who came to his care home and killed him there.

Perpetrator: Adam McCabe (Son), charged with second-degree murder.

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Henry Mokoshoni

No PhotoName: Henry Mokoshoni; also called “Hari” or “Harry Mockshon”
Died: February 26, 2016.
Age at death: 9.
Cause of death: Murder.
Location: Mpakati, Machinga District, Malawi.
Disability: Albinism.

When Henry’s uncle took him from his mother’s house, that was the last time he was seen alive. It’s unknown how Henry died because only his head was ever found.

He leaves behind a twin brother named Harrison, who also has albinism, and a mother and stepfather who still mourn his death.

Perpetrator: Elias Chatha (Uncle), charged with murder.

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