Bonnie Hanks

Photo of a middle-aged woman with dyed red hair, wearing a black tank top and a gold cross necklace. Her skin is freckled, and she wears sunglasses.Name: Bonnie Hanks.
Died: August 28, 2018.
Age at death: 52.
Cause of death: Fatal abuse.
Location: Fort Pierce, Florida, USA.
Disability: Multiple sclerosis.

Details:
Bonnie was beaten to death by her boyfriend. He explained the bruises on her body by claiming that she fell down a lot because she had multiple sclerosis.

Bonnie cared about her appearance and never left home without first fixing her hair and doing her make-up. She liked having coffee with friends.

Perpetrator: Jeffrey Yankowski (Boyfriend), charged with first-degree murder.

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Sharmila Devi

No PhotoName: Sharmila Devi.
Died: August 4, 2018.
Age at death: 36.
Cause of death: Murder.
Location: Loharu, Haryana, India.
Disability: Mobility impaired/bedbound, mentally impaired.

Details:
Sharmila’s brother slit her throat with a screwdriver. To police, he claimed that he had “liberated” her because “nobody took care of her”.

Perpetrator: Pawan Kumar (Brother), arrested.

Source:
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Dawn Liebig

Photo of Dawn Liebig, a middle-aged woman with tanned skin and brown hair in a messy ponytail. She is wearing sunglasses and a T-shirt printed with a skeleton in a feathered war bonnet and a wolf howling at the moon. She has her hands upturned in an "I don't know" gesture.Name: Dawn Liebig.
Died: July 19, 2018.
Age at death: 46.
Cause of death: Murder.
Location: Pahrump, Nevada, USA.
Disability: Multiple disabilities, including cancer.

Details:
As she slept in her bed, Dawn was stabbed and bludgeoned to death by her sons. Not knowing it was her sons who were attacking her, Dawn called out to them for help as she died.

They buried her body, but were arrested for murder when someone called the police and asked for a welfare check. Her sons initially claimed she had asked them to help her commit suicide, but they kept changing their story and were charged with murder.

Dawn had twenty cats which she cared for. They were healthy and well-fed in a photo taken while she was alive, but were left alone with her killers before her body was found. When the police came for the welfare check, they found that all the cats had survived, though some of them were malnourished.

Perpetrator: Michael Wilson and Dakota Saldivar (Sons), charged with murder.

Source:
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Shefali Samanta

No PhotoName: Shefali Samanta.
Died: May 11, 2018.
Age at death: 42.
Cause of death: Murder.
Location: Kolkata, West Bengal, India.
Disability: Mental illness/developmental disability.

Details:
Shefali returned home to find that her mother was furious that she had left the house at night. Her mother doused her in gasoline, set her on fire, and let her burn to death.

Perpetrator: Anjali Samanta (Mother), charged with murder.

Source:
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Frans Pitjeng

No PhotoName: Frans Pitjeng.
Died: April 28, 2018.
Age at death: 48.
Cause of death: Murder.
Location: Atteridgeville, South Africa.
Disability: Mental disability, epilepsy.

Details:
Frans was killed and dismembered by his father.

Perpetrator: Lazarus Pitjeng (Father), charged with murder.

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Dinesh Sharma

No PhotoName: Dinesh Sharma.
Died: March 21, 2018.
Age at death: 45.
Cause of death: Murder.
Location: Sitarganj, Uttarakhand, India.
Disability: Paralysis due to stroke following an accident.

Details:
Dinesh and his brother had gotten into an argument when his brother pulled a gun and shot him dead.

Perpetrator: Kalyan Dutt Sharma (Brother), arrested on suspicion of murder.

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Liese Sparks

No PhotoName: Liese Colleen Sparks.
Died: February 23, 2018.
Age at death: 57.
Cause of death: Murder.
Location: Tallahassee, Florida, USA.
Disability: Chronic illness; mobility impaired, unable to walk.

Details:
Liese’s son had a history of threatening and mistreating her, but she depended on him to care for her because of her limited mobility.

While she was in the hospital, Liese’s son entered her room and stabbed her to death.

Perpetrator: Alexander Sparks (Son), charged with premeditated murder.

Source:
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Daniel Stuart

Photo of DanielStuart, a man with fair skin and dark hair mixed with gray. He has a mustache and beard, and is wearing a turtleneck.Name: Daniel Stuart.
Died: February 16, 2018.
Age at death: 45.
Cause of death: Multiple murder-suicide.
Location: Keego Harbor, Michigan, USA.
Disability: Depression.

Details:
Daniel Stuart and his two children, 27-year-old Steven and 24-year-old Bethany, were shot by his wife in a murder-suicide.

Perpetrator: Lauren Stuart (Wife).

Source:
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Patricia Todd

No PhotoName: Patricia Gayle Todd.
Died: January 27, 2018.
Age at death: 54.
Cause of death: Murder.
Location: Honea Path, South Carolina, USA.
Disability: Unspecified; wheelchair user.

Details:
Patricia was stabbed to death by her boyfriend.

Perpetrator: Kenneth Shane Yarborough (Boyfriend), charged with murder.

Source:
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Kathleen West

Selfie-style photo of Kathleen West, a woman with fair, slightly tanned and freckled skin and blonde hair. She is wearing a maroon blouse left open to show a little cleavage, and a heart-shaped gold necklace.Name: Kathleen Dawn “Kat” West.
Died: January 13, 2018.
Age at death: 42.
Cause of death: Murder.
Location: Calera, Alabama, USA.
Disability: Bipolar disorder.

Details:
Kat’s husband hit her on the head with a bottle, killing her.

She owned an online web site where she worked as an adult model; her mother says she “wanted everyone to think she was beautiful”.

Kat was the mother of one daughter, who is now living with her grandparents.

Perpetrator: William Jeffrey West (Husband), charged with murder, pleaded not guilty.

Source:
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