Tausha Lanham

A photo of Tausha Lanham, a toddler with fine ginger hair.Name: Tausha Lee Lanham.
Died: April 19, 1998.
Age at death: 7.
Cause of death: Neglect.
Location: Burgettstown, Washington County, Pennsylvania, USA.
Disability: Prematurity, developmental delays.

Tausha’s mother kept her restrained and starved her to death. She was seven years old, but weighed less than twelve pounds, when she died.

Perpetrator: Michelle Tharp (Mother), first-degree murder, death sentence.

Source: Under a rock, near some water
Michelle Tharp’s attorneys say she should not face death for starving daughter
Michelle Tharp | Murderpedia, the encyclopedia of murderers

Charles-Antoine Blais

No PhotoName: Charles-Antoine Blais.
Died: November 6, 1996.
Age at death: 6.
Cause of death: Murder.
Location: Montreal, Canada.
Disability: Autism.

Details: Charles-Antoine was drowned by his mother in her bathtub.

Perpetrator: Danielle Blais (Mother). Pled guilty to manslaughter, given a 23-month suspended sentence and offered a job at the Autism Society of Montreal. No jail time.

Source: Blais decision brings new concern to the disabled
People with Disabilities Outraged by Murders
History of euthanasia in Canada
Tracy Latimer is dead because her father is a murderer

Katie Baker

No PhotoName: Katie Lynn Baker.
Died: May 28, 1996.
Age at death: 10.
Cause of death: Murder.
Location: British Columbia, Canada.
Disability: Rett syndrome.

Details: Katie’s mother deliberately starved her to death because she believed that Katie did not want to live.

Perpetrator: Cheryl Baker (Mother). Never charged.

Crown Will Not Lay Charges in Death of Katie Lynn Baker
People with Disabilities Outraged by Murders
History of euthanasia in CanadaTracy Latimer is dead because her father is a murderer

Justin and Sandra Blair

Photo of a gravestone. It reads: Blair, Sandi Kay, 1960-1996. Justin Michael, 1987-1996. Mother and son.Name: Sandra Blair.
Age at death: 36.
Disability: Injury from a car accident.

Name: Justin Blair.
Age at death: 8.
Disability: Cerebral palsy; blindness.

Died: March 11, 1996.
Cause of death: Multiple murder.
Location: Concord, New Hampshire, USA.

Sandra and Justin, mother and son, were killed by Sandra’s husband, Justin’s father, who bludgeoned them with a hammer.

Perpetrator: Robert Blair (Father); convicted of murder; sentenced to two consecutive life terms.

Source: Man Convicted in Hammer Slayings of Wife, Son

Fiona Mitchell

No PhotoName: Fiona Mitchell.
Died: July 12, 1995.
Age at death: 10.
Cause of death: Neglect.
Location: Nashville, Tennessee, USA.
Disability: Brain injury from meningitis, causing blindness and deafness.

While her siblings lived in the rest of the house, little Fiona was shut up in a room and forgotten, denied care, medical attention, and even food and water. She died of starvation.

“…Fiona was among those whose cases were diffused by factual findings by the coroner. Though Fiona died of malnutrition, the Medical examiner attributed her death to her having had meningitis and said it was “amazing she lived as long as she did.” —Misplaced Mercy

Perpetrator: Mary Mitchell (Mother), pleaded no contest to criminally negligent homicide; two-year suspended sentence.

Source: Misplaced Mercy
Girl’s Mother Indicted on Murder Charge

Trevor Horn

Photo of Trevor Horn, a little boy with olive skin and short curly brown hair. He is smiling. He is wearing a blue suit with a red bow tie that is a bit too big for him.Name: Trevor Horn.
Died: March 3, 1993.
Age at death: 8.
Cause of death: Multiple murder; contract killing.
Location: Montgomery County, Maryland, USA.
Disability: Quadriplegic, intellectually disabled.

In an attempt to collect the money that was going toward Trevor’s care, Trevor’s father hired a hit man to kill him. The hit man disconnected Trevor’s respirator, and then shot his mother, Mildred Horn, and his overnight nurse, Janice Saunders. Trevor’s two sisters, who had been out of the house that night, survived.

Perpetrator: Lawrence Horn (Father), convicted of murder, sentenced to life without parole; James Edward Perry (Hit man); convicted of murder, sentenced to death.

Source: Lawrence T. HORN
Father arrested in 3 murders
The chilling story of how a book by a cash-strapped mum from Florida is behind a triple murder

Hannah Carroll

No PhotoName: Hannah Mercy Carroll.
Died: September 21, 1992.
Age at death: 6.
Cause of death: Abuse.
Location: Cedarville, Ohio, USA.
Disability: Down syndrome.

While babysitting, Hannah’s brother burned her with bleach over a third of her body. Her parents did not seek medical attention until three days later when she was unconscious and dying from pneumonia.

Perpetrator: Kathleen and Timothy Carroll (Adoptive parents), pleaded guilty to child neglect, given probation; James Carroll (Brother), no charges.

Source: Hannah, Noah, Mollie, and Josiah Carroll
Girl tried to protect self

Brandon Sims

No Photo
Name: Brandon Sims.
Died: 1992 (Body never found).
Age at death: 4.
Cause of death: Murder.
Location: Indianapolis, Indiana, USA.
Disability: Gonadotropin-independent precocious puberty.

Brandon was beaten to death by his mother, who said she “did not want to raise a freak”.

Perpetrator: Michelle Jones (Mother), convicted of murder, sentenced to 50 years; released after 20 years.

We Need to Forgive the College-Bound Mother Who Killed Her Child
From Prison to Ph.D.: The Redemption and Rejection of Michelle Jones
Michelle Jones v. State

Matthew Rosio

No PhotoName: Matthew Rosio.
Died: October 16, 1990.
Age at death: 11.
Cause of death: Murder.
Location: Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA.
Disability: Cerebral palsy.

After seeing a television program on euthanasia, Matthew’s mother deliberately starved him to death.

Perpetrator: Patricia Rosio (Mother); she was given eight years of probation and ordered to serve a three-month jail sentence, but allowed out 16 hours a day.

Source: Mother charged with starving her ailing son to death
Milwaukee Sentinel, Dec. 12, 1992, page 1A

Aaron Norman

A gravestone. It says: Precious. Aaron John Norman, April 7, 1977 to December 20, 1987.Name: Aaron Norman.
Died: December 20, 1987.
Age at death: 10.
Cause of death: Abuse.
Location: Mead, Washington, USA.
Disability: Juvenile diabetes.

Aaron’s parents abused him and denied him medical treatment. He died of untreated diabetes, aggravated by being beaten with a board.

Perpetrator: Bob Norman (Father), manslaughter, 41 months; Judith Norman (Mother), charged with homicide; five elders in the No-Name Fellowship, charged with criminal mistreatment, two convicted, one sentenced to three years.

Source: Faith Gone Awry