Ashamati

No PhotoName: Ashamati.
Died: July 6, 2019.
Age at death: 75.
Cause of death: Murder.
Location: Balangir, Odisha, India.
Disability: Unspecified; bedridden.

Details:
Ashamati’s son was arguing with her husband, and when her son picked up a piece of wood and started hitting her husband, Ashamati demanded he stop. In response, her son poured kerosene on her and set her on fire. She died from her injuries.

Perpetrator: Santosh Kharsel (Son), charged with murder.

Source:
Man burns mother to death in Balangir
Man burns bedridden mother to death
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Kushal

No PhotoName: Kushal.
Died: July 4, 2019.
Age at death: 2.
Cause of death: Abuse.
Location: Aswal, Hunsur taluk, Karnataka, India.
Disability: Epilepsy.

Details:
Kushal’s parents tried to conduct an exorcism to cure him of his epilepsy. They beat him severely with a banana stem, and he died of his injuries.

Perpetrator: Parimala and Shashikumar (Parents), arrested.

Source:
Kid beaten to death by parents in exorcism

Shabhana

Photo of an Indian woman wearing a white headscarf.Name: Shabhana.
Died: June 23, 2019.
Age at death: Adult.
Cause of death: Murder.
Location: Narol, Ahmedabad, Gujarat, India.
Disability: Unspecified.

Details:
Shabhana’s husband bludgeoned her to death. Her family suspects him of killing two of his previous wives as well and reports that he used to suspect her of having an affair.

Shabhana was the oldest of three sisters.

Perpetrator: Abdul Razak Shaikh (Husband), charged with murder.

Source:
Man murders disabled wife in Narol

91-year-old woman

No PhotoName Unknown.
Died: June 19, 2019.
Age at death: 91.
Cause of death: Murder.
Location: Shevchenko, Isilkulsky district, Omsk Oblast, Siberia, Russia.
Disability: Blind; frail elder.

Details:
This 91-year-old woman was beaten to death by her son because he was tired of caring for her.

Perpetrator: Ivan L. (Son), charged with infliction of bodily harm resulting in death.

Source:
A resident of Omsk region beat to death a blind 91-year-old mother
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Омич устал ухаживать за тяжелобольной слепой матерью и забил ее до смерти — СуперОмск

Sachio Uzue

No PhotoName: Sachio Uzue.
Died: May 30, 2019.
Age at death: 86.
Cause of death: Murder.
Location: Ebina, Kanagawa Prefecture, Japan.
Disability: Dementia, physical disability that made it difficult to walk.

Details:
Sachio’s husband killed her by stabbing her in the neck and bludgeoning her with a frying pan. He told police he was distressed because she had dementia and wanted to die with her.

Perpetrator: Toshio Uzue (Husband), arrested on suspicion of murder.

Source: 69-year-old man arrested for killing 86-year-old wife who had dementia

Esther Wavinya

No PhotoName: Esther Wavinya (aka Esther Wavinya Mwathi, aka Esther Kavinya).
Died: May 15, 2019.
Age at death: 37.
Cause of death: Murder.
Location: Kalama, Machakos County, Kenya.
Disability: Unspecified; used crutches.

Details:
Esther, who lived in her own apartment in a compound with her relatives, was raped and murdered by four of her relatives. She may have been murdered because of a dispute between her and her in-laws over some property.

Perpetrator: Eunice Wambua, Danson Wambua, David Wambua and Sam Mwangangi (Family members), charged with murder.

Source:
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Gwendolyn Thombleson

Photo of a woman in a red polo shirt, smiling for the camera. She has graying brown hair cut into bangs.Name: Gwendolyn “Gwen” Kay Thombleson.
Died: May 1, 2019.
Age at death: 66.
Cause of death: Murder-suicide.
Location: San Souci, Florida, USA.
Disability: Dementia, poor health.

Details:
Gwen’s husband shot her in a murder-suicide.

She worked for the school district as a data entry clerk.

Perpetrator: Thomas Thombleson (Husband).

Source:
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Alexandra Jacobs

Photo of a blonde woman wearing pearl necklace and earrings; her hair is cut short and she is smiling for the camera.Name: Alexandra Jacobs.
Died: April 10, 2019.
Age at death: 77.
Cause of death: Murder-suicide.
Location: Orono, Minnesota, USA.
Disability: Dementia; wheelchair user due to unsuccessful hip replacement.

Details:
Alexandra’s husband shot her in a murder-suicide.

Alexandra was a skilled painter who created watercolor and oil paintings and exhibited them in galleries. She raised five children, including a daughter with cerebral palsy, and was active in charities that assisted people with disabilities.

Perpetrator: Irwin Jacobs (Husband).

Source:
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Dhunalutchmee Naidoo

Black and white photo of a woman with straight, dark hair and a puzzled expression on her face.Name: Dhunalutchmee Naidoo.
Died: April 8, 2019.
Age at death: 69.
Cause of death: Murder.
Location: Durban, South Africa.
Disability: “an unknown disease”; bedbound.

Details:
When Dhunalutchmee’s husband failed to suffocate her with a pillow, he slit her throat with a kitchen knife instead. He said he had done it because she was a large woman and he had difficulty picking her up to give her a bath.

Perpetrator: Dickson Naidoo (Husband), pleaded guilty to murder, given a 5-year suspended sentence.

Source:
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Sarah Dubois-Gilbeau

Photo of a young African-American girl wearing an oversized red T-shirt. Her hair is done in braids; she has an arm behind her head, and she is smiling.Name: Sarah Dubois-Gilbeau.
Died: April 5, 2019.
Age at death: 5.
Cause of death: Abuse.
Location: Albuquerque, New Mexico, USA.
Disability: Autism.

Details:
Sarah was beaten to death by her father because she refused to do her schoolwork. Her mother says that her father refused to accept she was autistic.

Sarah liked acting out movie scenes and reading Lego Ninjago comic books.

Perpetrator: Brandon Reynolds (Father), charged with child abuse resulting in death.

Source:
Mom says 5-year-old allegedly killed by father had autism
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Father is arrested for allegedly beating 5-year-old autistic daughter to death with shoe for refusing to do homework