Yoshihito and Yoshio Ohashi

No PhotoName: Yoshihito Ohashi.
Age at death: 32.
Disability: Unspecified; bedridden.

Name: Yoshio Ohashi.
Age at death: 65.
Disability: Stroke.

Died: November 17, 2021.
Cause of death: Fire.
Location: Asahi, Chiba, Japan.

Details:
Yoshihito and Yoshio, father and son, died in a house fire. Police arrested their wife and mother, who they say confessed to setting the fire because she was tired of caring for them.

Case Status:
Toshiko Ohashi (Wife/Mother), arrested on suspicion of murder.

Sources:
Woman arrested over arson-murders of bedridden husband, son
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Yatalak hasta oğlunu ve eşini öldürmek için evini yaktı
Idosa presa pelo incêndio criminoso e homicídio do marido e filho
Woman held over murders of husband, son to undergo psychiatric evaluation

Anthony Bronner

Photo: An African-American man, close-up, taken from below. He has a scruffy beard and mustache. One of his eyes points off to the left. He is wearing a sports jersey with a yellow collar.Name: Anthony Bronner.
Died: October 13, 2021.
Age at death: 48.
Cause of death: Gunshot.
Location: Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, USA.
Disability: Unspecified; wheelchair user.

Details:
Police found Anthony shot to death in his apartment, and witnesses identified Anthony’s nephew leaving the apartment. The nephew’s ID and cell phone were found at the apartment.

Case Status:
Mikelynn Thomas (Nephew), arrested on suspicion of murder.

Sources:
OKC Man Arrested In Connection To The Shooting Death Of His Disabled Uncle
OKC Man Arrested In Connection With The Shooting Death Of His Uncle Who Used A Wheelchair
Oklahoma City police still searching for suspects, identify man shot to death at apartment complex
Man In Wheelchair Shot, Killed In SW OKC
1 killed in apartment shooting in southwest Oklahoma City

Richard Wix Jr.

No PhotoName: Richard B. Wix Jr.
Died: September 23, 2021.
Age at death: 30.
Cause of death: Medical neglect.
Location: Glasgow, Kentucky, USA.
Disability: Autism.

Details:
Richard’s body was found in his home, where he lived with his father, about a week after his death. The home itself was in such bad shape that it was condemned; Richard’s father was arrested on suspicion of having fatally neglected or abused him. Officials say he “did not seek appropriate medical attention” for Richard.

Case Status:
Richard Len Wix (Father), charged with reckless homicide and knowingly abusing/neglecting an adult.

Sources:
Autism Memorial: Richard Wix Jr.
New details released in Glasgow reckless homicide case
Nonverbal, autistic man dies; father charged with reckless homicide
Father charged after death of son with autism
Police: Barren Co. father culpable in death of special needs son | K105

Wayne Leworthy

Name: Wayne Leworthy.
Died: August 28, 2021.
Age at death: 46.
Cause of death: Stabbing.
Location: Adelaide, South Australia, Australia.
Disability: “Severely disabled”, wheelchair user.

Details:
Wayne was stabbed by his father before his father killed himself. His mother came home only to find their bodies.

Case Status:
Neville Leworthy (Father), deceased.

Source:
Tragic detail before murder-suicide
‘Every single person has the right to safety’: Disability advocate speaks out following suspected murder-suicide in Adelaide
‘No red flags’: Deaths of two men in Adelaide being treated as murder-suicide
Father, 72, and his disabled son found dead in Adelaide
OAP ‘killed wheelchair-bound son, 46, & himself’ in tragic murder-suicide

Mark Pagan

Photo of a man with a mustache, wearing a dark blue shirt.Name: Mark Pagan.
Died: July 24, 2021.
Age at death: Adult.
Cause of death: Head trauma.
Location: Nashville, Georgia, USA.
Disability: Schizophrenia.

Details:
Mark lived with his sister, who cared for him. Mark and his sister were both allegedly attacked and battered by his nephew; Mark died from massive head injuries, and his sister Kris was hospitalized in serious condition.

Case Status:
Jared Dean Zisman (Nephew), charged with felony murder, felony aggravated battery-family violence, and two counts of felony aggravated assault family violence.

Source:
‘We were in shock’: Nashville homicide, assault victims’ family speaks out
Help for Kris Pagan & Her Younger Son, organized by Patti Pietroniro
Man charged in Nashville weekend killing, assaults

Sermakani

Photo of a young woman in a white graduation cap.Name: Sermakani.
Died: July 12, 2021.
Age at death: 35.
Cause of death: Strangled.
Location: Tirunelveli, Tamil Nadu, India.
Disability: Learning disability.

Details:
Sermakani’s family found her a husband, but when they realized she was already five months pregnant, they allegedly killed her and reported it as a natural death. Neighbors suspected foul play and reported the death to the police, who say that, when arrested, Sermakan’s mother and sister admitted to strangling her to “end their misery and save their pride”.

Case Status:
Murder case registered.
Murugammal (Mother), arrested.
Selvi (Sister), arrested.

Source:
Unmarried Pregnant Woman With Learning Disability Murdered By Mother, Sister

Ekadashi Swain

No PhotoName: Ekadashi Swain.
Died: July 4, 2021.
Age at death: 38.
Cause of death: Beaten.
Location: Khasadi village, Kendrapara, Odisha, India.
Disability: Unspecified; physically challenged.

Details:
Ekadashi was on his way home from the field when his cousin and some accomplices allegedly ambushed him and bludgeoned him to death with a plank. Police say the motive was a property dispute.

Case Status:
Santosh Swain (Cousin), wanted for murder.
Nidhiram Swain (Relative), wanted for murder.
Unnamed woman, wanted for murder.

Source:
Disabled Person Beaten To Death By ‘Cousin’ In Kendrapada | Odisha (Caution: Censored graphic image.)
Differently-abled man stoned to death over land dispute

Lauri Deatherage

Photo of a smiling woman.Name: Lauri Anne Deatherage.
Died: June 18, 2021.
Age at death: 48.
Cause of death: Shot.
Location: Robbinsdale, Minnesota, USA.
Disability: Disabled veteran.

Details:
Less than a week after her second marriage, Lauri was allegedly shot and killed by her ex-husband.

Lauri made custom cards and dresses for the Renaissance fair.

Case Status:
Robert D. McCloud (Ex-husband), charged with second-degree intentional murder.

Source:
Air Force vet allegedly killed by ex-husband just days into new marriage
Minn. Woman Allegedly Shot and Killed by Ex-Husband Less Than a Week After Getting Remarried
Obituary for Lauri Anne Deatherage (Winkelman) at Gearty-Delmore – Robbinsdale Chapel
Man Allegedly Murders His Ex-Wife Days After Attending Her Wedding to New Husband

Lourdi Ramadan

Photo of a woman with straight brown hair and fair skin, sunglasses propped on her head, squinting into the sun.Name: Lourdi “Lordy” Ramadan.
Died: April 23, 2021.
Age at death: 48.
Cause of death: Homicide.
Location: Gold Coast, Queensland, Australia.
Disability: Fibromyalgia.

Details:
Lordy was found dead inside the home she and her partner, who also served as her caregiver, shared, along with the body of her partner.

Lordy used to buy coffee for, and give money to, her homeless neighbors. She would do anything for her family.

Case Status:
Craig Bouma (Partner), committed suicide.

Source:
Family of woman who died in suspected murder-suicide says there were no signs her partner might kill her
Woman found stuffed into chest named as chilling note emerges
Brother of woman who died in suspected murder-suicide says there were no signs her partner might kill her
Help bring Lordy home, organized by Alex Ramadan
‘Taken too soon’: Woman found in Gold Coast chest identified, as family starts fundraiser
‘Tragic event’: Woman found in furniture chest in suspected Gold Coast murder-suicide identified
Tributes flow after suspected Gold Coast murder suicide
Gold Coast murder-suicide victim mourned by her heartbroken family

Dalbert Edwards

Photo of a black man with short hair, wearing a white button-up shirt.Name: Dalbert Edwards.
Died: March 15, 2021.
Age at death: 52.
Cause of death: Stabbing.
Location: Portmore, Saint Catherine, Jamaica.
Disability: Stroke; mobility impaired.

Details:
Dalbert was found stabbed to death on his kitchen floor. Police arrested his son.

Dalbert was known as “Uncle Lance” by the neighbors.

Case Status:
Shamar Edwards (Son), charged with murder.

Source:
Portmore man’s son charged with murder
Disabled man killed in Portmore, son in custody