12-year-old girl

No PhotoName Unknown.
Died: October 17, 2020.
Age at death: 12.
Cause of death: Murder.
Location: Moti Bhakhar, Dantiwada tehsil, Gujarat, India.
Disability: Deaf.

Details:
This twelve-year-old girl was raped and murdered by her cousin.

Perpetrator: Nitin Mali (Cousin), arrested on suspicion of murder.

Source:
Disabled girl, 12, raped and beheaded ‘by her cousin’ in latest horrific murder to rock India
12-year-old differently-abled girl raped, beheaded by cousin in Gujarat’s Banaskantha
Disabled girl raped & BEHEADED ‘by her cousin’ in latest murder to rock India
12-Year-Old Deaf Girl Raped & Beheaded in Gujarat

Mahalakshmi

No PhotoName: Mahalakshmi.
Died: October 17, 2020.
Age at death: 7.
Cause of death: Murder.
Location: Chatrapatti, Tamil Nadu, India.
Disability: Paralysis, unspecified; nonspeaking/mobility impaired.

Details:
Mahalakshmi’s father smothered her because having to take care of her made it difficult for him and his wife to go to work.

Perpetrator: V Paalanikumar (Father), accused of murder.

Source: TN man murders disabled daughter

R. Devarajoo

No PhotoName: R. Devarajoo.
Died: October 10, 2020.
Age at death: 59.
Cause of death: Murder.
Location: Kampung Baru Sungai Chua, Selangor, Malaysia.
Disability: Blind.

Details:
R. Devarajoo was murdered by his wife and his wife’s brother, who hit him on the head with a hammer and then claimed that he had been killed by a burglar. The two wanted to inherit his assets.

He owned a scrap-metal and transportation business.

Perpetrator: Aangela Dewi (Wife) and Vijaya (Wife’s brother), charged with murder.

Source:
Woman charged with murder of blind husband
Siblings charged with murder of sister’s blind husband
Woman, brother charged with murder of blind husband

3-year-old girl

No PhotoName Unknown.
Died: September 20, 2020.
Age at death: 3.
Cause of death: Murder.
Location: Cherus Village, Uasin Gishu County, Kenya.
Disability: Unspecified.

Details:
This 3-year-old girl was killed by her parents, who had before then been locking her in the house alone. They said they killed her because she was “a nuisance” and “to save their love”.

Perpetrator: Charity Cheruto (Mother) Timoth Lihanya (Father), both charged with murder.

Source:
Couple admits killing and burying disabled daughter
What Is The World Turning Into, A Couple Admits Killing Their Disabled Child

Nancy Arnold

No PhotoName: Nancy Arnold.
Died: September 5, 2020.
Age at death: 78.
Cause of death: Murder.
Location: Scottsdale, Arizona, USA.
Disability: Unspecified; wheelchair user.

Details:
Nancy’s brother fatally shot her, then tried to kill himself. Her brother recovered from his injuries and was arrested, but Nancy died at the scene.

Perpetrator: William Lokay (Brother), charged with first-degree murder.

Source: PD: 73-year-old Valley man accused of shooting, killing sister

Fat-lun Wong

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Name: Fat-lun Wong.
Died: September 5, 2020.
Age at death: 21.
Cause of death: Murder.
Location: Hong Kong, China.
Disability: Intellectual disability.

Details:
Fat-lun’s mother strangled him with a plastic tablecloth.

Fat-lun was a student at Tsui Tsin Tong School, a residential care home for children with intellectual disabilities. At age 21, he had just grown too old to stay there.

Perpetrator: Xueping Chen (Mother), arrested on suspicion of murder.

Source:
Hong Kong police arrest mother after son dies in suspected murder-suicide bid
Mom held at hospital over death of handicapped son
Mother charged over handicapped son’s death

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

Abhijit Rajak

No PhotoName: Abhijit Rajak.
Died: September 1, 2020.
Age at death: 30.
Cause of death: Murder.
Location: Kolkata, West Bengal, India.
Disability: Intellectual disability.

Details:
Abhijeet’s uncle and sister-in-law murdered him by beating him to death with a shovel. They tried to make it look like someone had robbed the family and killed Abhijeet by throwing two of the family’s bicycles into a pond; but some days later, a neighbor hooked a bicycle on their fishhook and revealed their fraud.

Perpetrator: Chandan Rajak (Uncle) and Priyanka Rajak (Sister-in-law), charged with murder, voluntarily causing hurt for robbery, and conspiracy to commit a crime.

Source:
Murder arrests from within family
Kin held for murder of 30-year-old in Kolkata’s Topsia

Dylan Freeman

Blurry photo of a young boy wearing a sweater and thick glasses. His dirty-blond hair is parted on the side and his expression is neutral.Name: Dylan Freeman.
Died: August 16, 2020.
Age at death: 10.
Cause of death: Murder.
Location: Acton, west London, England, UK.
Disability: Cohen syndrome, autism.

Details:
Dylan’s mother killed him by drugging him and suffocating him.

Dylan’s father says, “Dylan was a beautiful, bright, inquisitive and artistic child who loved to travel, visit art galleries and swim.” He often took his son on vacation overseas.

Perpetrator: Olga Freeman (Mother), charged with murder.

Source:
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Celeb photographer’s ex gave autistic son, 10, sleeping drug before ‘putting sponge in his mouth and tying it’
Woman in her 40s is arrested for murder after boy, 10, was found dead at house in west London
Celebrity photographer’s ex-wife charged with murder of 10yo son in London
Mother charged with murdering her autistic son, 10, is pictured arriving at court
Celeb snapper ‘can’t comprehend’ loss of son, 10, as mum charged with murder
Mum charged with murdering son, 10, she shared with celebrity photographer