Shanelle Colquhoun

No PhotoName: Shanelle Colquhoun.
Died: July 24, 2022.
Age at death: 26.
Cause of death: Stabbed.
Location: Brooklyn, New York, USA.
Disability: Wheelchair user.

Details:
Shanelle was stabbed to death; her brother was arrested on suspicion of having killed her.

Case Status:
Her brother, age 17, has been arrested.

Sources:
Emotionally disturbed teen stabs older sister to death at their Brooklyn home
Brooklyn stabbing: Woman killed at home, teen brother in custody

Prakash Thakur

No PhotoName: Prakash Thakur.
Died: July 12, 2022.
Age at death: 26.
Cause of death: Head injury.
Location: Bilaspur, Chhattisgarh, India.
Disability: Deaf.

Details:
Prakash and his cousin were drinking together when his cousin became angry at him and allegedly killed him by hitting him in the head with a rock.

Case Status:
Pradeep Thakur (Cousin), arrested.

Sources:
History-sheeter kills deaf-mute cousin in Bilaspur

Gulabi Kerketta

No PhotoName: Gulabi Kerketta.
Died: July 11, 2022.
Age at death: 23.
Cause of death: Beaten.
Location: Alipurduar, West Bengal, India.
Disability: Intellectual disability; Deaf.

Details:
Gulabi’s brother allegedly beat her to death because she couldn’t make it to the toilet and had an accident in her room.

Case Status:
Ajit Kerkatta (Brother), charged with murder.

Sources:
Disabled woman killed in Dooars, brother arrested

Baili Cowell

No PhotoName: Baili Cowell.
Died: April 24, 2022.
Age at death: 18.
Cause of death: Unspecified caretaker neglect.
Location: Toledo, Ohio, USA.
Disability: “Functionally impaired”.

Details:
Baili was found dead in her home. Police, who arrested her mother, say she had been left immobile, allowing pressure sores to develop, that she was dehydrated, and that she had not been taken to medical appointments.

Case Status:
Shelly Gantka (Mother), charged with involuntary manslaughter.

Sources:
Mother charged in April death of daughter in Toledo
Mother arrested, charged with involuntary manslaughter in death of her teenage child
Woman pleads not guilty to involuntary manslaughter of daughter

Kathryn Newhouse

Young Filipino woman with straight dark hair, wearing a brown tank top. She is smiling for the camera.Name: Kathryn “Katie” Newhouse.
Died: March 19, 2022.
Age at death: 19.
Cause of death: Shooting.
Location: Canton, Georgia, USA.
Disability: Autism, mental illness.

Details:
Katie’s father shot her, and then killed himself. When she was sixteen, her father had been arrested and charged for holding her down on her bed by her throat.

Kathryn’s friends remember her as a kind young woman who was always smiling, even when life became difficult.

Case Status:
Howard Newhouse (Father), deceased.

Sources:
Candlelight Vigil April 4 for Kathryn Newhouse, Trans Teen Murdered by Her Father in Georgia
Autistic Asian-American Teen Trans Woman Kathryn Newhouse Murdered by Her Father in Georgia
Son reacts after Cherokee County dad kills his daughter before shooting himself

Zarea Dixon

Photo of a young woman with dark skin and long braided brown hair; she is wearing a maroon sweater and a wide white headband.Name: Zarea Dixon.
Died: February 24, 2022.
Age at death: 25.
Cause of death: Strangled, blunt trauma; police took 76 minutes to respond to 911 call.
Location: Dallas, Texas, USA.
Disability: Deaf.

Details:
Zarea called emergency services using a translator service for the deaf, reporting that her ex-boyfriend had broken into her house, beaten her up, and tried to stab her. She asked for police to come and help her. But police took more than an hour to respond–and when they finally arrived, they found Zarea murdered.

Zarea enjoyed teaching others sign language.

Case Status:
Tahj Pinson (Ex boyfriend), charged with murder.

Sources:
‘She Called for Help. No One Showed,’ Murdered Woman’s Family Demands Answers From Police
Celebrating The Life of Zarea Dixon
Texas woman called police an hour before officers found her body

Amir Tabarzan

No PhotoName: Amir Tabarzan.
Died: February 20, 2022.
Age at death: 19.
Cause of death: Smothered.
Location: Houston, Texas, USA.
Disability: Unspecified; wheelchair user.

Details:
Amir was smothered by his father, who then took his own life.

He was a recent high school graduate.

Case Status:
Alireza Tabarzan (Father), deceased.

Sources:
Father suffocates teen son before using ‘edged weapon’ to take his own life at west Houston home, HPD says
Woman finds husband, son dead in apparent murder-suicide in west Houston
Mother Returned Home to Discover That Husband Suffocated Disabled Son, 19, Before Taking His Own Life: Cops

23-year-old woman

No PhotoName Unknown.
Died: December 12, 2021.
Age at death: 23.
Cause of death: Poisoning.
Location: Aleksandrovka, Saratov, Russia.
Disability: Cerebral palsy.

Details:
This 23-year-old lived with her mother and her young nieces and nephews. She and the three children, ages 3, 5, and 7, died from poisoning, and at first it was thought that they had all been poisoned with insecticide that was used on their house. But, months later, the young woman’s mother went to police and allegedly confessed that she had poisoned a meal she had made for all four.

Case Status:
Лидия Ширяева (Lidia Shiryaeva) (Mother), arrested on suspicion of murder.

Sources:
Gran kills her three grandchildren and disabled daughter with poison-laced meal
Женщина из Александровки убила трех внуков и родную дочь молочным супом | Живая Кубань
Принесла пакетик с отравой и разложила детям по тарелочкам: в Саратовской области задержали женщину, подозреваемую в отравлении дочери и троих внуков
Подсыпала отраву в суп: под Саратовом женщина отравила троих внуков и дочь-инвалида (ВИДЕО)

Cara Broyles

Photo of a young woman with long brown hair, light skin, and brown eyes, smiling for the camera.Name: Cara Lynn Broyles.
Died: December 1, 2021.
Age at death: 27.
Cause of death: Gunshot.
Location: Jacksonville, Florida, USA.
Disability: Autism.

Details:
Police received a call from Cara’s home in which her father said he had killed his family. At the home, police found Cara’s body, along with that of her mother Candace and her brother Aaron. Cara’s father was arrested, telling police he had wanted to kill himself but could not go through with it.

Case Status:
William Broyles (Father), charged with three counts of second-degree murder. Declared incompetent to stand trial; hospitalized for restoration of competency.

Sources:
William Broyles deemed incompetent for trial in Nassau County family’s massacre
Nassau County man fatally shot wife, two children multiple times then called 911, deputies say
Autism Memorial: Cara Broyles
Man charged with killing wife, daughter, son in Nassau County is on suicide watch
Man shoots, kills wife, daughter and son inside Callahan home, Nassau sheriff says
Florida church musical director killed wife, two kids at family’s home: sheriff
Florida Church Musician Said He Shot Wife and Two Kids Multiple Times to ‘Make Sure They Didn’t Suffer’ But Was ‘Too Scared’ to Kill Himself: Sheriff

Summer Tatum

Photo: A young woman with fair skin and brown hair in a pageboy cut; she is wearing a yellow shirt and navy sweater.Name: Summer Knight Tatum.
Died: October 18, 2021.
Age at death: 26.
Cause of death: Gunshot.
Location: Prattville, Alabama, USA.
Disability: Cerebral palsy.

Details:
Summer’s husband allegedly shot her twice in the head. Prosecutors say he was angry because she had discovered he was having an affair. Rushed to the hospital in critical condition, Summer–who was five months pregnant–died soon afterwards. Her baby, a boy named Everett, was delivered dangerously premature and lived only a few hours.

Case Status:
Hunter James Tatum (Husband), charged with murder.

Sources:
Alabama Man Indicted In Fatal Shooting Of Disabled Wife, Unborn Child Over Video Game Console
Prosecutor says text affair led to days of fighting, shooting deaths of pregnant woman, unborn son
Prosecutor: Man shot pregnant wife twice in head after she discovered affair