Died: March 16, 2021.
Age at death: 16.
Cause of death: Unknown.
Location: Newcastle, New South Wales, Australia.
After this 16-year-old was found dead on the floor of his home, the teen’s cousin was charged with murder.
His cousin, age 26; charged with murder.
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Cousin charged with murder after teen’s body found
Name: Suresh Mangle.
Died: March 6, 2021.
Age at death: 85.
Cause of death: Throat cut.
Location: Mumbai, Maharashtra, India.
Disability: Unspecified; bedridden.
Suresh lived with his son and his grandson. His grandson killed both him and his son Milind by cutting their throats, then jumped to his death from the sixth floor.
Shardul Mangle (Grandson), deceased.
Source: Mumbai: 20-year-old jumps to death in Mulund after killing father, grandfather
Name: Manu Savaliya.
Died: January 27, 2021.
Age at death: 75.
Cause of death: Mauled by a leopard.
Location: Amrutpur, Gujarat, India.
Disability: Blind, intellectual disability.
Manu’s family allegedly chained him to his bed because he had fallen into a well when unattended, because he had bitten people, and because he “bothered the neighbors”. One night, Manu’s family had gone to a wedding, and the one relative left behind went with their domestic helper to go water their fields in the early morning. Manu, a strong man even at the age of 75, was attacked and killed by a leopard, unable to escape or fight back because of the chain.
Police are investigating a complaint of wrongful confinement against Manu’s family.
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Name: Akram Choudhary.
Died: January 14, 2021.
Age at death: 26.
Cause of death: Stabbing.
Location: Sangli, Maharashtra, India.
Akram’s mother-in-law allegedly asked her son and his friend to kill Akram because she was angry that her daughter had married a disabled man. Akram was stabbed to death.
Shabana Shaikh (Mother-in-law), arrested in connection with murder.
Aman Shaikh (Brother-in-law), arrested on suspicion of murder.
Ejaz Shaikh (Brother-in-law’s friend), arrested on suspicion of murder.
Source: Mumbai: Woman arrested for provoking son to kill disabled son-in-law
Name: Michael Montgomery.
Died: January 13, 2021.
Age at death: 34.
Cause of death: Stabbing.
Location: Wichita, Kansas, USA.
Disability: Unspecified; wheelchair user.
When they encountered Michael’s cousin, police say he was lying on the road in the middle of traffic and confessed to them that he had killed his cousin; when they searched his house, they found Michael’s wrapped body in a crawl space.
Michael’s caregiver says he was kind, caring, and often talked about how much he loved his family. “I know how he is, she says, “and how he would tell me, you gotta stay strong. Keep that smile on your face.”
Jason Payne (Cousin), charged with first-degree murder.
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Died: December 30, 2020.
Age at death: 5.
Cause of death: Untreated ruptured intestine due to blunt-force trauma.
Location: Kampung Sungai Cincin, Gombek, Malaysia.
Disability: Hydrocephalus, mobility impaired.
This five-year-old girl’s grandaunt is charged with killing her by kicking her in the stomach repeatedly and causing an intestinal rupture, which, untreated, proved fatal. Her father is charged with neglecting her by not taking her to a doctor when she was clearly severely injured.
Ipzuma Ambo (grandaunt), charged with murder.
Roza Iskandar Mardi (Father), charged with child neglect.
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Died: October 17, 2020.
Age at death: 12.
Cause of death: Decapitation.
Location: Moti Bhakhar, Dantiwada tehsil, Gujarat, India.
This twelve-year-old girl was raped and murdered; police arrested her cousin.
Nitin Mali (Cousin), arrested on suspicion of murder.
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Name: R. Devarajoo.
Died: October 10, 2020.
Age at death: 59.
Cause of death: Head injury.
Location: Kampung Baru Sungai Chua, Selangor, Malaysia.
R. Devarajoo was allegedly 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. Authorities believe their motive was to inherit his assets.
He owned a scrap-metal and transportation business.
Aangela Dewi (Wife), charged with murder.
Vijaya (Wife’s brother), charged with murder.
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Woman, brother charged with murder of blind husband
Name: Abhijit Rajak.
Died: September 1, 2020.
Age at death: 30.
Cause of death: Head trauma.
Location: Kolkata, West Bengal, India.
Disability: Intellectual disability.
Abhijeet’s uncle and sister-in-law allegedly murdered him by beating him to death with a shovel. Police say 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 the fraud.
Chandan Rajak (Uncle), charged with murder, voluntarily causing hurt for robbery, and conspiracy to commit a crime.
Priyanka Rajak (Sister-in-law), charged with murder, voluntarily causing hurt for robbery, and conspiracy to commit a crime.
Murder arrests from within family
Kin held for murder of 30-year-old in Kolkata’s Topsia
Name: Sherrell “Bud” Martin.
Died: June 13, 2020.
Age at death: 71.
Cause of death: Trauma.
Location: Wilmington, Illinois, USA.
Disability: Unspecified; used walker.
According to police, 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. Before he died a few hours later, Bud told police who had beaten him.
He was a retired machinist who liked fishing and playing cards.
Donna Reynolds (Ex-sister-in-law), charged with aggravated battery.
Source: Wilmington Woman Charged With Attacking Disabled Ex-Brother-In-Law Who Later Died
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