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

28-year-old woman

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Name Unknown.
Died: June 3, 2020.
Age at death: 28.
Cause of death: Murder.
Location: Smuts Ngonyama Informal Settlement, Butterworth, Eastern Cape Province, South Africa.
Disability: Unspecified.

Details:
While her caregiver was away, this 28-year-old woman’s brother killed her, leaving her under a blanket with “upper body injuries”. Medics were called but declared her dead at the scene.

Perpetrator: Her brother, age 24.

Source:
Disabled woman murdered in EC – brother arrested
Media Statement, South African Police Service, Office of the Provincial Commissioner Eastern Cape

Alejandro Ripley

Photo of a boy smiling for the camera. He has short-cropped brown hair and is wearing a yellow shirt.Name: Alejandro Ripley.
Died: May 22, 2020.
Age at death: 9.
Cause of death: Murder.
Location: Miami, Florida, USA.
Disability: Autism.

Details:
Alejandro’s mother tried to kill him by pushing him into a canal; but some passers-by saw the boy fall in and rescued him. Later that day, she pushed him into a different canal; this time, no one saw, and Alejandro drowned. She tried to pass it off as a kidnapping, but when the police learned about the earlier murder attempt, she confessed to the lie.

Perpetrator: Patricia Ripley (Mother), charged with murder.

Source:
9-year-old boy with autism kidnapped in front of mom found dead in Miami
Non-verbal 9-year-old with autism found dead after abduction from Florida Home Depot, police say
Mother who reported abduction of 9-year-old son with autism now charged in his murder
Dead boy’s mother had attempted to kill him before, prosecutors say
Florida mom charged with the murder of son with autism
‘In a better place.’ Miami mother of drowned autistic boy admits leading him to canal, cops say
Mother Of SW Miami boy found dead charged with murder
Police Investigate Mother In Death Of SW 9-Year-Old Autistic Boy
Florida mom arrested on suspicion of killing 9-year-old son with autism after falsely reporting him kidnapped
After death of boy with autism, Miami special needs group sees rise in crisis calls
Neighbors saved autistic boy, 9, from canal an hour before ‘mom pushed him AGAIN to his death and faked kidnap’
‘He never made a sound’: Witness says she saw autistic boy fall into canal. Days later, his mother is arrested for felony murder. [Update]
Possible motive revealed in autistic boy’s murder, mother charged

Umesh Balagi

Blurred photo, taken from behind, of a person in a white shirt riding a three-wheeled scooter down a dirt road.Name: Umesh Balagi.
Died: May 18, 2020 (News story published).
Age at death: Adult.
Cause of death: Murder.
Location: Dharwad, Karnataka, India.
Disability: Unspecified.

Details:
Umesh’s brother gathered a group of men, ambushed him as he rode his three-wheeled scooter to go shopping, and bludgeoned him to death. The motive was a dispute over property. The killer also chased Umesh’s wife, who witnessed the attack; she escaped unhurt.

Perpetrator: Channabasappa Balagi (Brother) and several accomplices, charged with murder.

Source: Man bludgeons brother suffering with disability; murder over property caught on camera

10-year-old girl

No PhotoName Unknown.
Died: May 17, 2020 (Body found May 21).
Age at death: 10.
Cause of death: Murder.
Location: Jaipur, Rajasthan, India.
Disability: Intellectual disability.

Details:
This ten-year-old girl’s brother gathered some friends, and together they raped and strangled her. He told police that he felt she was a burden because she could not do household chores.

Perpetrator: Zishan Ali (Brother), Sajid Ali, Amjad Ali, and Wajid Ali; arrested on suspicion of murder.

Source:
Shocking! Mentally Disabled Minor Gangraped, Strangulated to Death by Brother, 3 Friends
Jaipur: Man gangrapes, murders mentally challenged 10-year-old sister with his 3 friends
भाई ने 3 दोस्तों के साथ मिलकर 10 साल की बहन का गैंगरेप किया, फिर मार डाला; चारों आरोपी गिरफ्तार

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:
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′

Isabel Rosin

Photo of a young woman with dark hair, smiling for the camera.Name: Isabel Rosin.
Died: April 28, 2020.
Age at death: 26.
Cause of death: Murder.
Location: Chicago, Illinois, USA.
Disability: Schizoaffective disorder.

Details:
Isabel’s husband smothered her. He said he was trying to restrain her during a drug-induced psychotic episode, but at autopsy, she tested negative for drugs.

Isabel was an avid reader.

Perpetrator: Brian D. Rosin (Husband), charged with first-degree murder.

Source:
Uptown man accused of smothering wife who had bad trip on magic mushrooms
Update: Woman injured in “domestic altercation” has died, authorities say
Isabel Gudanowski Rosin – View Obituary & Service Information

Damian Scott

No PhotoName: Damian B. Scott.
Died: April 26, 2020.
Age at death: 43.
Cause of death: Murder.
Location: Bloomingdale, Illinois, USA.
Disability: Blind, unable to walk.

Details:
Scott’s uncle strangled him to death. An autopsy found that he had survived at least one previous strangulation attempt.

Perpetrator: Dominick Taylor (Uncle), charged with first-degree murder.

Source: Bloomingdale man accused of killing disabled nephew back in Illinois
Bond Set At $2M For Bloomingdale Man Charged With First Degree Murder

Ramdas Dahikar

No PhotoName: Ramdas Ishwar Dahikar.
Died: April 21, 2020.
Age at death: 47.
Cause of death: Murder.
Location: New Delhi, Delhi, India.
Disability: Unspecified.

Details:
Ramdas’s wife and her boyfriend poisoned him and tried to report it as a natural death, but when the police questioned her, she admitted to murder.

Perpetrator: Kanchan (Wife) and her boyfriend Ajay Shankar Chitalwar, both charged with murder.

Source: Disabled man murdered, wife & her paramour held

Sirshendu Mallick

No PhotoName: Sirshendu Mallick.
Died: April 18, 2020.
Age at death: 45.
Cause of death: Murder.
Location: Kolkata, India.
Disability: Physical disability.

Details:
Sirshendu’s father strangled him because he would not put on a face mask when he left the house.

Perpetrator: Banshidhar Mallick (Father), charged with murder.

Source: Kolkata: Man strangulates son with disability for ‘not wearing mask’ while stepping out