Salisu Surakatu

No PhotoName: Salisu Surakatu.
Died: November 24, 2021.
Age at death: 94.
Cause of death: Machete injuries.
Location: Kara Ewumi Village, Mowe, Ogun, Nigeria.
Disability: Blind.

Details:
Salisu’s brother came to his house, and the two had an argument because Salisu had sold a piece of property and not given his brother some of the proceeds. Salisu was unable to defend himself, or even see that his brother was armed, when his brother allegedly killed him with a machete.

Case Status:
Moshood Habibu (Brother), charged with murder.

Sources:
78-year-old man kills blind brother over land dispute in Ogun

Nicole Hall

Photo: Young girl with brown skin and pink glasses, smiling for the camera, eyes squeezed shut in laughter.Name: Nicole “Amari” Hall.
Died: November 23, 2021.
Age at death: 8.
Cause of death: Unspecified homicide.
Location: Gwinnett County, Georgia, USA.
Disability: Autism.

Details:
Amari went missing from a hotel where her family had been staying. Several days later, she was found dead in the woods fifteen miles away, the victim of a homicide. Police who questioned her mother and her mother’s partner say their statements were inconsistent and untruthful; the two were arrested on suspicion of having caused Amari’s death.

Amari’s siblings, age 5 and 6, were removed from the home.

Case Status:
Brittnay Hall (Mother), charged with murder, child cruelty, concealing a death, and filing a false police report.
Celeste Owen (Mother’s partner), charged with murder and child cruelty.

Sources:
Autism Memorial: Nicole Hall
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Cops Say Autistic 8-Year-Old Was Beaten by Mom, Discarded in Trash Bag
Woman Who Claimed 8-Year-Old Autistic Daughter Was Missing Has Been Arrested. Her Partner Has Been Charged with Murder.
Autistic girl, 8, found dead as mom arrested & partner to be charged with murder
Missing 8-year-old Gwinnett County girl found dead, mother charged with murder, police say
Police find body of missing 8-year-old, mother’s partner to be charged with murder
‘Missing’ Autistic 8-Year-Old Was Actually Murdered, Police Say

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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Violet Walcott

No PhotoName: Violet Walcott.
Died: October 17, 2021.
Age at death: 76.
Cause of death: Stabbing.
Location: Wait-a-Bit, Trelawny, Cornwall, Jamaica.
Disability: Mobility impaired after stroke.

Details:
Violet was discovered in her bed at home, dead from major wounds inflicted with a large knife.

She was a hardworking woman who had built her own house without help from anyone.

Case Status:
Jermaine “Man” Powell (Grandson), charged with murder.

Sources:
Young farmer charged with his elderly grandmother’s murder in Trelawny
Bedridden woman chopped to death
Bedridden 76-y-o woman brutally stabbed to death; grandson held | Loop Jamaica
Elderly female farmer chopped to death

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

James Lewis

Photo: Young boy, seated, with deep brown skin, wide nose, and broad smile, his black hair cut short. He is wearing black shorts and a yellow T-shirt printed with the words "Gotta Catch 'Em All".Name: James Rashard Lewis.
Died: September 29, 2021.
Age at death: 10.
Cause of death: Throat cut.
Location: Waco, Texas, USA.
Disability: Unspecified.

Details:
James was found dead at home, with his throat cut. His father, who police say was covered in blood and attempted to evade arrest, was charged with murder.

Neighbors often saw James running back and forth in the hallways and up and down the steps of their apartment complex.

Case Status:
Bronchae Defraunce Lewis (Father), charged with capital murder.

Sources:
Waco man indicted in September death of 10-year-old son
Waco 10-year-old slain Wednesday identified
Affidavit details how Waco man allegedly murdered 10-year-old son

Najir Diehl

Photo: A boy with medium-brown skin and brown eyes, smiling for the camera. His face is at an angle, and the photo is taken close-up.Name: Najir William Diehl.
Died: September 5, 2021.
Age at death: 11.
Cause of death: Poisoning.
Location: East Fairfield Township, Pennsylvania, USA.
Disability: Mobility impaired; unable to walk independently.

Details:
Najir’s mother is accused of killing him. He was found dead at his home, and poison was detected in his blood.

In his obituary, Najir is remembered as someone who “…had a passion for life. His bus trips to school and his bus drivers made him very happy. He also loved to eat, go swimming, read books, and the dogs and cats at his home.”

Case Status:
Mary Eileen Diehl (Mother), charged with criminal homicide.

Sources:
Woman accused of fatally poisoning adopted son
State police charge Crawford County woman in poisoning death of 11-year-old adopted son
Najir William Diehl Obituary

Moy Chan

No Photo
Name: Moy Chan.
Died: August 9, 2021.
Age at death: 74.
Cause of death: Throat laceration.
Location: Ipoh, Malaysia.
Disability: Unspecified.

Details:
Ms. Chan’s husband called their grandson, informing him that she had passed away. When her grandson arrived, he found her dead from a stab to the throat, with a knife nearby. Investigators arrested her husband, whom they suspect of slashing her throat and killing her.

Case Status:
Lim Hon Koi (Husband), charged with murder.

Source:
72-year-old man remanded over murder of wife
Elderly man charged over alleged murder of disabled wife

Lewis Lujan

Photo of a middle-aged man with tanned skin and short gray hair and beard. He is wearing a red shirt. Name: Lewis Lujan.
Died: August 7, 2021.
Age at death: 63.
Cause of death: Gunshot.
Location: Phoenix, Arizona, USA.
Disability: Cancer survivor.

Details:
Lewis, his wife Irene, and his son Matthew were allegedly shot by his son.

Before his cancer diagnosis, Lewis worked as a plumber.

Case Status:
Brandon Lujan (Son), booked on three counts of first-degree murder.

Source:
‘They did not deserve this’: Relatives mourn Phoenix family killed in weekend shooting
Phoenix man says fight with brother led to deadly shooting of his family
Phoenix man details fatally shooting his brother and parents, report says

Prasanna

No PhotoName: Prasanna.
Died: July 30, 2021.
Age at death: 75.
Cause of death: Strangled.
Location: Pangappara, Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala, India.
Disability: Stroke.

Details:
Prasanna lived with her husband and her son and daughter. Her son was gone shopping and her daughter lived in another town. Her daughter came to visit her, and found her dead in her bedroom. Police questioned Prasanna’s husband, who said he had murdered his wife and was arrested. Police say he told them he did it because he could not bear her suffering.

Case Status:
Sukumaran (husband), arrested on suspicion of murder.

Source:
Bedridden wife strangled to death, husband arrested