Shivamma

No PhotoName: Shivamma.
Died: December 4, 2022.
Age at death: 50.
Cause of death: Drowning.
Location: Bengaluru, Karnataka, India.
Disability: Stroke; paralysis.

Details:
Shivamma was drowned in the flooded basement of the under construction apartment building she lived in with her husband and two children. Police arrested her husband on suspicion of killing her because he had been caring for her since her stroke and had grown tired of it.

Case Status:
Shankarappa (Husband), charged with murder.

Sources:
Security guard arrested for killing bedridden wife in Bengaluru
80-yr-old woman’s body found stuffed inside cupboard in K’taka: Cops

67-year-old Woman

No PhotoName Unknown.
Died: December 4, 2022.
Age at death: 67.
Cause of death: Dehydration.
Location: Puente de Vallecas, Madrid, Spain.
Disability: Multiple sclerosis, COPD, Alzheimer’s.

Details:
When she fell and could not get up, this woman’s husband allegedly left her on the floor, without caring for her or calling for help, for five days. When she died, he called emergency services, who found her in filthy conditions. Her husband had been reported for domestic abuse twice before.

Case Status:
Her husband, arrested; charged with murder and sexist hate-crime/domestic violence.

Sources:
Man in Madrid detained for homicide after leaving wife to die on floor after a fall
Detenido en Madrid un hombre que dejó agonizar hasta la muerte durante cinco días a su mujer, enferma de esclerosis múltiple
Deja morir durante cinco días a su esposa con esclerosis tras caerse en su casa en Madrid
Detenido un hombre por dejar morir durante cinco días a su esposa con esclerosis múltiple tras caerse en su vivienda en Puente de Vallecas

Teruko Fujiwara

No PhotoName: Teruko Fujiwara.
Died: November 2, 2022.
Age at death: 79.
Cause of death: Drowning.
Location: Oiso, Kanagawa Prefecture, Japan.
Disability: Unspecified; wheelchair user.

Details:
Ms. Fujiwara’s husband had been her caregiver for 40 years since she was injured and started using a wheelchair. He allegedly took her to the pier and pushed her out of her wheelchair and into the ocean, where she drowned. Police say he admitted to the murder, saying he was “worn out” from looking after her.

Case Status:
Hiroshi Fujiwara (Husband), charged with murder.

Sources:
81-year-old Japanese man arrested for murder after pushing wife’s wheelchair into sea
81-yr-old man in Japan arrested for allegedly killing wife he took care of for 40 yrs
Man accused of pushing wife in wheelchair into sea, killing her
Man, 81, pushes wheelchair-bound wife, 79, into the sea as he was ‘too tired of taking care of her’

Bernadette, Lisa, and Matthew Steadman

No PhotoName: Bernadette A. Steadman.
Age at death: 92.
Disability: Chronic illness; wheelchair user.

Name: Lisa B. Steadman.
Age at death: 60.
Disability: Chronic illness.

Name: Matthew Steadman.
Age at death: 34.
Disability: Autism.

Died: October 15, 2022.
Cause of death: Gunshot.
Location: Elyria, Ohio, USA.

Details:
After a man called 911, saying he had killed his family and was going to kill himself, police responded to his address and found the whole family shot dead. Matthew, the youngest at 34, was autistic; his mother Lisa, 60, and grandmother Bernadette, had chronic illness. They had all been killed by their caregiver, who died by suicide before police arrived.

The family lived in a quiet mobile home park, well-liked by their neighbors, one of whom says she used to call Bernadette “Grandma”. The family had recently added a ramp to their home so that Bernadette and Lisa could maneuver in and out of the home more easily.

Case Status:
James Steadman (Son/Husband/Father), deceased.

Sources:
‘I’m in shock’: Police release identities, details in the murder-suicide of Elyria family
Family of 4 found dead in Elyria home after apparent murder-suicide – cleveland.com
Elyria police identify victims of murder-suicide
Autism Memorial: Matthew Steadman

Andreas Huertas

No PhotoName: Andreas Huertas.
Died: September 25, 2022.
Age at death: 37.
Cause of death: Blunt trauma; beating.
Location: Bronx, New York, New York, USA.
Disability: Diabetes; received disability assistance.

Details:
Andreas, who lived with his boyfriend, was beaten to death in his own apartment, possibly with a hammer. His boyfriend was arrested on suspicion of murder.

Neighbors remember him as a “good community man”–kind, helpful, and willing to pitch in to keep their building clean.

Case Status:
Felix Perez (Boyfriend), charged with murder, manslaughter, and criminal possession of a weapon.

Sources:
Bronx man allegedly kills partner with hammer, said it felt ‘like a dream’
Bronx man found dead in his NYCHA apartment; fatal beating suspected
Boyfriend of man beaten to death in NYCHA apartment arrested for his murder

Barbara Willshire

Photo of a white-haired older woman with pink, fair skin and glasses, wearing a burgundy sweater and scarf, hands on the controls of a mobility scooter.Name: Barbara Willshire.
Died: August 24, 2022.
Age at death: 92.
Cause of death: Unspecified homicide.
Location: Adelaide, South Australia, Australia.
Disability: Disabled elder, declining health.

Details:
Barbara’s husband killed her and himself in a murder-suicide.

She and her husband lived in a retirement community. Friends said that her health had been failing over the past few months, and her husband had been “very distressed”.

Case Status:
Dennis Willshire (Husband), deceased.

Sources:
Couple found dead in Adelaide unit after suspected murder-suicide
Elderly husband and wife found dead in suspected murder-suicide identified

81-year-old woman

No PhotoName Unknown.
Died: August 4, 2022.
Age at death: 81.
Cause of death: Unspecified homicide.
Location: To Kwa Wan, Hong Kong.
Disability: Chronic kidney disease.

Details:
This 81-year-old woman was found dead in her bed. Police saw that her intubation tube had been cut open, and arrested her husband on suspicion of having killed her.

Case Status:
Her husband, age 86, charged with manslaughter.

Sources:
Hong Kong man, 86, in suspected manslaughter case after wife dies in hospital
Man, 86, arrested for manslaughter in death of 81-year-old sick wife at To Kwa Wan home

Michael Logsdon

Photo of a smiling older man with a fringe of white hair. He has pale skin; he is wearing glasses and a black collared shirt.Name: Michael “Mickey” Obra Logsdon.
Died: July 9, 2022.
Age at death: 75.
Cause of death: Hypoxia.
Location: Glasgow, Kentucky, USA.
Disability: ALS.

Details:
Michael died when his BIPAP was turned off; he was unable to breathe without it.

Michael was passionate about technology, especially space travel and electric cars.

Case Status:
Leighanne Bennett (Daughter), charged with murder.
Donna Logsdon (Wife), charged with murder.

Sources:
Mother, daughter contesting murder charges
Mother, daughter indicted in murder case; special prosecutor appointed
Glasgow woman accused of killing her ailing husband. Daughter previously charged with murder.
Michael “Mickey” Obra Logsdon Obituary (1947 – 2022) – Glasgow, Kentucky

Pamelia Gregory

No PhotoName: Pamelia Gregory.
Died: July 4, 2022.
Age at death: 67.
Cause of death: Throat cut.
Location: Clarendon, Jamaica.
Disability: Unspecified; bedridden.

Details:
Pamelia’s grandson found her dead with a knife wound to her neck. Pamelia’s husband, who allegedly also attacked her grandson when he found her, was arrested and charged with her murder.

Case Status:
Thadius Gregory (Husband), charged with murder.

Sources:
Husband charged with murder after 67-y-o bedridden wife found dead
Husband charged for murder of bedridden wife in Clarendon
Clarendon man charged after confessing to murdering bedridden wife

Donna Mayfield

No PhotoName: Donna Mayfield.
Died: June 23, 2022.
Age at death: 87.
Cause of death: Shooting.
Location: Overland Park, Kansas, USA.
Disability: Disabled elder; bedridden.

Details:
Donna was shot by her husband, who then killed himself.

Case Status:
Frank Mayfield (Husband).

Sources:
87-Year-Old Man Emailed His Children His Plans Before Killing Wife and Himself: Authorities
Neighborhood in shock after suspected murder-suicide of elderly couple
Overland Park police identify elderly couple killed in suspected murder-suicide
‘This is a tragedy’: Elderly Overland Park couple dies in possible murder-suicide
Two people killed in Overland Park murder-suicide