Yoko Shinya

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Name: Yoko Shinya.
Died: September 4, 2020.
Age at death: 76.
Cause of death: Murder.
Location: Saitama, Japan.
Disability: A chronic diease.

Details:
Ms. Shinya’s son strangled her as she lay in her hospital bed. Hospital staff saw him trying to kill her and intervened, but she had been badly hurt and died hours later. Her son told police he “couldn’t bear watching” and wanted to “make her comfortable”.

Perpetrator: Akira Shinya (Son), arrested on suspicion of attempted murder.

Source:
Man arrested over murder of ailing mother in hospital
Saitama: Man, 50, strangles ill mother in hospital

Donna Harber

Photo of a middle-aged woman with blond chin-length hair, photographed on a baseball diamond, wearing glasses and a checked shirt.Name: Donna Joann Harber.
Died: September 1, 2020.
Age at death: 81.
Cause of death: Murder.
Location: Bell, California, USA.
Disability: Dementia.

Details:
Donna’s husband shot her.

Perpetrator: Danny Harber (Husband), charged with murder.

Source:
Ex-Bell City Council member arrested for wife’s killing
Former Bell city councilman arrested in shooting death of his 81-year-old wife
Former Bell City Councilman Danny Harber Arrested In Wife’s Murder

Klara Wright

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Name: Klara E. Wright.
Died: July 10, 2020.
Age at death: 72.
Cause of death: Murder.
Location: Dakota, Minnesota, USA.
Disability: Dementia.

Details:
Klara’s husband stabbed her to death. He claimed he “could not watch her suffer”.

Perpetrator: Joseph Bailly Wright (Husband), charged with second-degree murder.

Source:
Dakota man faces 2nd Degree murder charge
Dakota man charged with wife’s murder could “not watch her suffer,” complaint reveals
Dakota man accused of wife’s murder extradited back to Winona County
Criminal Complaint: Dakota man facing 40 years in prison for reportedly killing wife with dementia
Klara E. Wright Obituary, August 6, 1947 – July 10, 2020

Sherrell Martin

No PhotoName: Sherrell “Bud” Martin.
Died: June 14, 2020.
Age at death: 71.
Cause of death: Murder.
Location: Wilmington, Illinois, USA.
Disability: Unspecified; used walker.

Details:
Bud and his ex-sister-law had been arguing for a few days–an argument she ended by beating him around the head with his own walker. He was able to tell police who had beaten him before dying a few hours later.

Perpetrator: Donna Reynolds (Ex-sister-in-law), charged with aggravated battery.

Source: Wilmington Woman Charged With Attacking Disabled Ex-Brother-In-Law Who Later Died
Disabled Man Dies After Attack, Wilmington Woman Arrested: WPD

Billy Hopson

No PhotoName: Billy R. Hopson.
Died: June 7, 2020.
Age at death: 94.
Cause of death: Murder.
Location: Lewiston, Indiana, USA.
Disability: Alzheimer’s disease.

Details:
Billy’s son suffocated him because he “had no dignity left and he couldn’t watch him any longer.” Billy fought hard to survive, biting his son on the hand and making it impossible for the killer to pretend he had died in his sleep. The killer, hand bleeding and unnerved by Billy’s determination to survive, immediately confessed to his sister and was arrested.

Perpetrator: Mark L. Hopson (Son), charged with first-degree murder.

Source:
Hopson told sister he smothered father
Lewiston man accused of killing his father will stand trial Feb. 1

Unknown Elder Woman

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Died: May 26, 2020.
Age at death: Elder.
Cause of death: Murder-suicide.
Location: Gold River, California, USA.
Disability: Elder nursing home resident.

Details:
This woman’s husband came to the nursing home where she lived, shot her, and then shot himself.

Perpetrator: Her husband.

Source: Deputies investigating murder-suicide shooting at Eskaton facility in Gold River

76-year-old woman

No PhotoName Unknown.
Died: May 21, 2020.
Age at death: 76.
Cause of death: Murder-suicide.
Location: Wilmot Township, Michigan, USA.
Disability: Dementia.

Details:
This 76-year-old woman was shot by her husband in a murder-suicide.

Perpetrator: Her husband, age 79.

Source:
Michigan man, 79, called to report murder-suicide before he killed himself, police say
Man kills wife suffering dementia before turning gun on himself, police say
Michigan Murder-Suicide: 79-Year-Old Man Kills Wife Suffering From Dementia, Then Calls 911 Before Killing Self

Carolyn Walker

Portrait photo of a woman with short, permed blonde hair, fair skin, and brown eyes.Name: Carolyn Moseley Walker.
Died: May 4, 2020.
Age at death: 86.
Cause of death: Murder-suicide.
Location: Madison, North Carolina, USA.
Disability: Alzheimer’s disease, heart disease.

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

Before her retirement, she worked as head of human resources for ExxonMobil. She had no children of her own, so she became a second grandmother to her great-nieces and great-nephew. Every Christmas she would go to visit her extended family, bringing gifts, teaching them card games, and making cheese crackers and homemade fudge.

Perpetrator: J. William “Bill” Walker (Husband).

Source:
Prominent Madison dentist kills ailing wife, self in small town’s first murder-suicide
Before murder-suicide, Walker had planned to seek assisted living facility

Kathy Erbeldig

No PhotoName: Kathy Erbeldig.
Died: April 30, 2020.
Age at death: 63.
Cause of death: Murder.
Location: Elizabethtown, Kentucky, USA.
Disability: Legally blind.

Details:
Kathy’s daughter and an unrelated man stole $700 from her bank account, which they used to buy the gun with which they murdered her.

Perpetrator: Krystal A. Erbelding (Daughter) and Jacob Lugmayer, both charged with murder, robbery, and abuse of a corpse.

Source:
Amazon’s Alexa may be key witness in clearing Kentucky woman of her mother’s murder, attorneys say
Kentucky police: Man, woman charged with killing blind mother
Hardin County man, woman charged with killing blind mother
Police: Man, woman charged with killing blind mother
Pair charged with murder could face death penalty
Couple charged after ‘shooting woman’s blind mom in the head and taking $700′

Princess Chapman

Portrait photo of a middle-aged African-American woman with a perm, wearing a suit jacket and scarf.Name: Princess “PC” Richards Chapman.
Died: March 27, 2020.
Age at death: 86.
Cause of death: Murder.
Location: Newport News, Virginia, USA.
Disability: Unspecified; wheelchair user.

Details:
Princess, nicknamed PC, was shot by her husband.

She was an ordained minister, and worked as a dental assistant.

Perpetrator: Brian Keith Patterson (Husband), charged with second-degree murder.

Source:
Virginia man jailed in killing of wheelchair-bound wife
Princess Chapman’s Obituary