Shana McClain

No PhotoName: Shana McClain.
Died: May 29, 2023.
Age at death: 53.
Cause of death: Stabbed.
Location: Landrum, South Carolina, USA.
Disability: Unspecified; wheelchair user.

When police responded to Shana’s home, they found her stabbed to death in her wheelchair and her boyfriend holding a knife.

Case Status:
Freddie Edwards (Boyfriend), fatally shot by police.

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Grace Kinard

No PhotoName: Grace Kinard.
Died: April 8, 2023.
Age at death: 81.
Cause of death: Gunshot.
Location: Hellam Township, Pennsylvania, USA.
Disability: Frail elder, chronic illness.

Grace’s husband shot her, then died by suicide. He left no note, but police believe that his reasons included Grace’s worsening health and his inability to care for her.

Case Status:
Ronald Kinard (Husband), deceased.

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Binita Haflongbar

No PhotoName: Binita Haflongbar.
Died: March 29, 2023.
Age at death: Adult.
Cause of death: Died in arson fire.
Location: Dima Hasao district, Assam, India.
Disability: Chronic illness.

Binita died in a fire allegedly set by her husband. She was unable to leave her bed to escape the house because of her disability.

Case Status:
Joycharan Langthasa (Husband), arrested.

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Jenny Baxter

Photo of a woman with fair skin and shoulder-length strawberry-blond hair, smiling. She is wearing a blue T-shirt and jeans, and sitting in a black wheelchair.Name: Jenny Baxter.
Died: March 14, 2023.
Age at death: 45.
Cause of death: Unspecified homicide.
Location: Vidor, Texas, USA.
Disability: Wheelchair user due to aneurysm.

Jenny’s body was found wrapped in plastic in her home. Her boyfriend, who had allegedly been sending texts from her phone to convince her family she was still alive, was arrested on suspicion of having killed her.

Case Status:
Russell Kinney (Boyfriend), charged with murder.

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Rita Price

Photo of a woman with light-tan skin and long dark-brown hair, smiling for the camera.Name: Rita Price.
Died: February 9, 2023.
Age at death: 51.
Cause of death: Explosion.
Location: San Francisco, California, USA.
Disability: Stroke; wheelchair user.

Rita died in an explosion that destroyed her house. Arson investigators established that the explosion had been caused by butane vapors emanating from a drug lab. Her husband was arrested.

Case Status:
Darron Price (Husband), charged with drug manufacturing, child endangerment, and manslaughter.

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Yoshiko Gano

Photo of a Japanese woman with light skin and short, dark-brown curly hair, smiling. She is wearing a red sweater.Name: Yoshiko Gano.
Died: February 6, 2023.
Age at death: 78.
Cause of death: Gunshot.
Location: Kapolei (Makakilo), Hawaii, USA.
Disability: Alzheimer’s disease.

Yoshiko was shot by her husband in a murder-suicide.

She liked spending time with her grandchildren and posting photos of food, both home-cooked and from restaurants, on social media.

Case Status:
Alan Gano (Husband), deceased.

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Mary Fischer

No PhotoName: Mary Fischer.
Died: January 13, 2023.
Age at death: 72.
Cause of death: Unspecified homicide.
Location: Las Vegas, Nevada, USA.
Disability: Chronic illness.

Mary’s husband called emergency services, saying he had killed her and was going to kill himself. Responders who entered Mary’s home found her and her husband both dead.

Case Status:
Paul Fischer (Husband), deceased.

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No PhotoName: Walid (Surname unknown).
Died: Unspecified; announcement made January 10, 2023.
Age at death: Adult.
Cause of death: Bludgeoned.
Location: Gargarish, Tripoli, Libya.
Disability: Developmental disability

Walid was living in an institution for people with disabilities two months before he was married to his wife. Some time after that, he was dead. Police released a video in which they interviewed his wife, who first blamed Walid’s death on a home invasion, but then admitted that he collapsed and died after she beat him with a metal broom handle for breaking some coffee cups.

Case Status:
His wife (Arrested).

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Barbara Reader

No PhotoName: Barbara P. Reader.
Died: December 10, 2022.
Age at death: 83.
Cause of death: Gunshot.
Location: Portland, Oregon, USA.
Disability: Dementia.

Barbara’s husband shot her in a murder-suicide.

Case Status:
Peter L. Reader (Husband), deceased.

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Sandra Brown

No PhotoName: Sandra Brown.
Died: December 8, 2022.
Age at death: 69.
Cause of death: Unspecified homicide.
Location: Huddersfield, England, UK.
Disability: Chronic illness, wheelchair user.

Sandra was found dead at home; her husband was charged with murder.

Sandra loved gardening. As a member of the Neighborhood Watch, she used to keep her street clean by picking up litter.

Case Status:
Michael Brown (Husband), charged with murder.

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