Chadaporn Khamkeaw

No PhotoName: Chadaporn Khamkeaw.
Died: January 16, 2021.
Age at death: 26.
Cause of death: Murder-suicide.
Location: Chiang Mai, Thailand.
Disability: Physical disability (Wheelchair user), intellectual disability.

Details:
Chadaporn’s mother pushed Chadaporn’s wheelchair to a pond; then she pushed her daughter into the pond and followed herself. Both drowned.

Perpetrator: Thongbai Khamkeaw (Mother).

Source:
Elderly mother, disabled daughter drowned in Chiang Mai murder-suicide
Ill Chiang Mai Mother Drowns Mentally Disabled Daughter in Murder-Suicide

Michael Montgomery

Photo of African-American man with a mustache, wearing a blue top.Name: Michael Montgomery.
Died: January 13, 2021.
Age at death: 34.
Cause of death: Murder.
Location: Wichita, Kansas, USA.
Disability: Unspecified; wheelchair user.

Details:
Michael’s cousin stabbed him to death.

His caregiver says he was kind, caring, and often talked about how much he loved his family. “I know how he is, she says, “and how he would tell me, you gotta stay strong. Keep that smile on your face.”

Perpetrator: Jason Payne (Cousin), charged with first-degree murder.

Source:
Caretaker speaks out after former patient is murdered
Police identify man killed in disturbance at E. Wichita home
Wichita stabbing victim identified, cousin arrested

Joan Wheeler

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Name: Joan Marcella Wheeler.
Died: January 11, 2021.
Age at death: 87.
Cause of death: Murder.
Location: Medford, Oregon, USA.
Disability: Unspecified chronic illness; frail elder.

Details:
Joan was shot by her husband, who believed that due to her health problems, she would be “better off dead than alive”.

Perpetrator: James Edward Wheeler (Husband), charged with second-degree murder.

Source:
88-year-old Southern Oregon man accused of killing wife
88-year-old Medford man arraigned on murder charge

Anonymous Father and Son

No PhotoName Unknown.
Age at death: 50s.
Disability: Unspecified special needs.

Name Unknown.
Age at death: 70s.
Disability: Chronic illness/frail elder.

Died: November 24, 2020.
Cause of death: Multiple murder-suicide.
Location: Clermont, Florida, USA.

Details:
A couple in their 70s lived with their disabled adult son, in his 50s. The wife shot and killed her husband and son, then killed herself.

Perpetrator: Their mother and wife.

Source:
Florida woman accused of killing husband, son with special needs in double murder-suicide
Deputies: Woman killed her husband, son with special needs before killing herself
Elderly Woman Murdered Her Ill Husband and Special Needs Son Before Dying by Suicide: Deputies

Thomas Gruidl

No PhotoName: Thomas Gruidl.
Died: November 20, 2020.
Age at death: Elder.
Cause of death: Murder.
Location: Wilmington, North Carolina, USA.
Disability: Unspecified; confined to bed.

Details:
Thomas’s son beat him to death as he lay in his bed.

Perpetrator: Flynn Thomas Gruidl (Son), charged with murder.

Source: ‘There’s blood everywhere’: 911 caller describes finding man allegedly beaten to death by son

Jamarion Delancy

Photo of a young boy, dark-skinned with small braids and a solemn expressionn. He is wearing a bright-yellow T-shirt with the letter A on the front. One of his eyes has a cataract.Name: Jamarion Javante Delancy.
Died: November 18, 2020.
Age at death: 5.
Cause of death: Abuse.
Location: St. Louis, Missouri, USA.
Disability: Blind, developmental disability, used leg braces.

Details:
Jamarion’s mother was at the hospital, having a baby. She left Jamarion and his big sister with her boyfriend, who beat Jamarion to death.

Perpetrator: Yoshuah Dallas (Mother’s boyfriend), charged with abuse or neglect of a child resulting in death.

Source:
Donations as far away as France pile up after blind boy killed in St. Louis County
5-Year-Old Blind Boy Beaten to Death While Mom Gives Birth: Cops
‘She has to bring a baby home from the hospital while planning her son’s funeral’ | St. Louis County police union raising money for victim’s family
As mom gives birth at hospital, boyfriend beats her blind 5-year-old son to death: Police
St. Louis police raising funds to help family of blind boy who was beaten to death
Please help the Delancy family

Vincent Avellino

Photo of an older man with pale skin and gray hair, wearing glasses and a blue striped polo shirt.Name: Vincent C. Avellino.
Died: November 2, 2020.
Age at death: 83.
Cause of death: Neglect.
Location: Ranshaw, Pennsylvania, USA.
Disability: Dementia.

Details:
Vincent’s wife left him in place in his chair for at least a month. He developed a massive pressure sore that ultimately killed him. His wife was trained as a home health aide and she would have known how dangerous it was not to move a patient for extended periods of time.

Vincent was a retired factory worker who loved the outdoors. He liked hunting, fishing, crabbing, mushroom and berry picking, and grew a garden. He was a good baker and wine maker. He liked antiques and going to yard sales, and collected coins. He loved long car rides and milkshakes. He had nine grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.

Perpetrator: Debora Avelino (Wife), charged with involuntary manslaughter and neglect.

Source:
Vincent Avellino Obituary (2020)
Woman charged with neglect and involuntary manslaughter for husband’s death
Pa. wife charged with causing death of husband with dementia

46-year-old man

No PhotoName Unknown.
Died: October 28, 2020.
Age at death: 46.
Cause of death: Neglect.
Location: Racine, Wisconsin, USA.
Disability: TBI and physical injuries from childhood motor vehicle accident.

Details:
This 46-year-old man lived with his mother, who cared for him. When he fell, she did not call for help; instead, she dragged him to the bathroom and waited for days without calling for help. Concerned family members had been unable to reach him or his mother, and finally asked the police to do a welfare check. He was found dead on his bathroom floor, and his mother was arrested. She said that she didn’t want to take him to the hospital even though she knew he probably had broken bones, and wanted him to “die a peaceful death”.

Perpetrator: Cheryl Christensen (Mother), charged with negligently subject an individual at risk to abuse causing death, obstructing an officer, and disorderly conduct.

Source:
Caretaker faces charges in disabled man’s death
Racine woman charged for allegedly allowing son to die on bathroom floor of home she thought had ‘mad energy’
Racine woman facing charges after leaving son to ‘die a peaceful death’ on bathroom floor

Adrian White

Photo of a woman with curly short black hair, tan skin, and light make-up. Her expression is neutral.Name: Adrian White.
Died: October 23, 2020.
Age at death: 43.
Cause of death: Murder-suicide.
Location: Jefferson County, Alabama, USA.
Disability: Leukemia, in remission.

Details:
Adrian was shot by her fiance in a murder-suicide.

She lived with her fiance and her father, who has dementia, and helped care for him. She was the youngest of twelve siblings; her family remembers her as “a caretaker and a jokester”. She was a University of Alabama graduate who worked as a systems analyst. Her father survived the murder-suicide unharmed and was hospitalized for observation.

Perpetrator: Her fiancé.

Source: ‘She was angelic’: Family stunned at woman’s death in Jefferson County murder-suicide
Man and woman dead in apparent murder-suicide in Jeffco subdivision

Sayeed Neilson

Photo of a teenage boy with pale skin and fine brown hair.Name: Sayeed Neilson.
Died: October 23, 2020.
Age at death: 14.
Cause of death: Abuse.
Location: Nashville, Tennessee, USA.
Disability: Autism.

Details:
Sayeed’s stepbrother punched and kicked him in the head; his mother told his stepbrother to stop, but then walked away without actually checking to make sure he had stopped. When Sayeed died, they claimed he had fallen in the shower; but his injuries were “inconsistent with a fall”.

Sayeed loved Star Wars and Halloween. He never missed a day walking his dog Chloe, rain or shine.

Perpetrator: Rebacca Greenwood (Mother), David Matheny (Stepbrother), charged with criminal homicide, aggravated child abuse and evidence tampering.

Source:
‘It Was Like Reign Of Terror’: Man Accused Of Beating His Autistic 14-Year-Old Brother To Death
Vigil for teen with Autism killed by family members
‘Reign of terror’: Slaying of Nashville 14-year-old involving brother, mother leaves relatives reeling
Aunt mourns 14-year-old boy with Asperger’s beaten to death in Tennessee home
Mother, stepbrother charged with homicide in death of autistic 14-year-old boy
Tenn. mother, stepbrother charged in death of autistic 14-year-old