Chadaporn Khamkeaw

No PhotoName: Chadaporn Khamkeaw.
Died: January 16, 2021.
Age at death: 26.
Cause of death: Drowning.
Location: Chiang Mai, Thailand.
Disability: Physical disability (Wheelchair user), intellectual disability.

Details:
After their bodies were found, police concluded that Chadaporn’s mother had pushed Chadaporn’s wheelchair to a pond, pushed her daughter into the pond, and followed her, upon which both drowned.

Case status:
Thongbai Khamkeaw (Mother), committed suicide.

Source:
Elderly mother, disabled daughter drowned in Chiang Mai murder-suicide
Ill Chiang Mai Mother Drowns Mentally Disabled Daughter in Murder-Suicide

William and Eric Smithson

No PhotoName:William Harvey Smithson.
Age at death: 54.
Disability: Unspecified special needs.

Name: Eric Russell Smithson.
Age at death: 78.
Disability: Chronic illness/frail elder.

Died: November 24, 2020.
Cause of death: Shooting.
Location: Clermont, Florida, USA.

Details:
Eric and his son William lived with his wife. Authorities concluded that Eric’s wife shot and killed her husband and son, then killed herself.

Case status:
Joyce Lorraine Smithson (wife/mother), died by suicide.

Source:
Florida woman accused of killing husband, son with special needs in double murder-suicide
Deputies: Woman killed her husband, son with special needs before killing herself
Elderly Woman Murdered Her Ill Husband and Special Needs Son Before Dying by Suicide: Deputies
Incident 11-24-2020 Florida Clermont 2-1

Adrian White

Photo of a woman with curly short black hair, tan skin, and light make-up. Her expression is neutral.Name: Adrian White.
Died: October 23, 2020.
Age at death: 43.
Cause of death: Murder-suicide.
Location: Jefferson County, Alabama, USA.
Disability: Leukemia, in remission.

Details:
Adrian was shot by her fiance in a murder-suicide.

She lived with her fiance and her father, who has dementia, and helped care for him. She was the youngest of twelve siblings; her family remembers her as “a caretaker and a jokester”. She was a University of Alabama graduate who worked as a systems analyst. Her father survived the murder-suicide unharmed and was hospitalized for observation.

Perpetrator: Her fiancé.

Source: ‘She was angelic’: Family stunned at woman’s death in Jefferson County murder-suicide
Man and woman dead in apparent murder-suicide in Jeffco subdivision

Shanthi

No PhotoName: Shanthi.
Died: September 2, 2020.
Age at death: 48.
Cause of death: Murder-suicide.
Location: Pudukkottai, Tamil Nadu, India.
Disability: Intellectual disability.

Details:
Shanthi’s father poisoned her and himself. Neighbors heard Shanthi screaming and rushed her to the hospital, but it was too late and she died. Police said he was worried about providing for her.

Perpetrator: Chellaiya (Father).

Source: Pudukkottai man poisons intellectually disabled daughter, kills himself later

Jack Crowell

Photo of a young man with strawberry-blond hair, wearing a fluorescent orange T-shirt and squinting in the sun.Name: Jack Crowell.
Died: July 31, 2020.
Age at death: 22.
Cause of death: Drowning.
Location: Seymour, Connecticut, USA.
Disability: Special needs.

Details:
Jack Crowell’s mother put him in their car; then she drove it into the river, where they both drowned.

Case Status:
Ruled homicide-suicide.
Connie Crowell (Mother), committed suicide.

Source:
Housatonic River fatalities of Monroe woman and son ruled a ‘homicide/suicide’
Connie Crowell: Connecticut mom drove SUV into river to kill herself and special needs son, refused help
Mom, 54, drove her SUV with special needs son, 22, into a river

Diana Rosaly

No PhotoName: Diana Rosaly.
Died: July 9, 2020.
Age at death: 51.
Cause of death: Murder-suicide.
Location: Youngstown, Ohio, USA.
Disability: Cerebral palsy.

Details:
Diana’s mother shot her in a murder-suicide.

Perpetrator: Suzanna Quinones Colon (Mother).

Source:
Youngstown police identify mother, daughter in reported murder-suicide
YPD releases names of those involved in murder-suicide

Esteban, Penelope, Avielle, and Apollo Harless

No PhotoName: Esteban Lorenzo Harless.
Age at death: 4.

Name: Penelope Arcadia Harless.
Age at death: 3.

Name: Avielle Magdalena Harless.
Age at death: 1.

Name: Apollo Harless.
Age at death: 11 months.

Died: June 4, 2020.
Cause of death: Multiple murder-suicide.
Location: San Antonio, Texas, USA.
Disability: Special needs.

Details:
Esteban, Penelope, Avielle, and Apollo’s parents gassed them with carbon monoxide before committing suicide. They also killed the family’s two cats.

Perpetrator: Jared Esquibel Harless (Father) and Sheryll Ann Harless (Mother).

Source:
San Antonio Murder-Suicide: Army Officer’s Wife Helped Husband Kill Children with Special Needs
Police: Wife helped husband kill kids before double suicide
Army identifies Fort Sam Houston soldier found dead in apparent murder-suicide

6-year-old girl

No Photo
Name Unknown.
Died: May 31, 2020.
Age at death: 6.
Cause of death: Murder-suicide.
Location: Orange, New Jersey, USA.
Disability: Unspecified special needs.

Details:
This little girl was killed by her mother in a murder-suicide. Neighbors said that she had said she was overwhelmed by caring for a special-needs child.

Perpetrator: Sushmiba Bardhan (Mother).

Source:
Sources: Mother, 6-year-old daughter dead in murder-suicide in West Orange
New Jersey Murder-Suicide: Mother Kills 6-Year-Old With Special Needs Before Shooting Self

Unknown Elder Woman

No PhotoName Unknown.
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