Lourdi Ramadan

Photo of a woman with straight brown hair and fair skin, sunglasses propped on her head, squinting into the sun.Name: Lourdi “Lordy” Ramadan.
Died: April 23, 2021.
Age at death: 48.
Cause of death: Homicide.
Location: Gold Coast, Queensland, Australia.
Disability: Fibromyalgia.

Details:
Lordy was found dead inside the home she and her partner, who also served as her caregiver, shared, along with the body of her partner.

Lordy used to buy coffee for, and give money to, her homeless neighbors. She would do anything for her family.

Case Status:
Craig Bouma (Partner), committed suicide.

Source:
Family of woman who died in suspected murder-suicide says there were no signs her partner might kill her
Woman found stuffed into chest named as chilling note emerges
Brother of woman who died in suspected murder-suicide says there were no signs her partner might kill her
Help bring Lordy home, organized by Alex Ramadan
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‘Tragic event’: Woman found in furniture chest in suspected Gold Coast murder-suicide identified
Tributes flow after suspected Gold Coast murder suicide
Gold Coast murder-suicide victim mourned by her heartbroken family

16-year-old boy

No PhotoName Unknown.
Died: March 16, 2021.
Age at death: 16.
Cause of death: Unknown.
Location: Newcastle, New South Wales, Australia.
Disability: Autism.

Details:
After this 16-year-old was found dead on the floor of his home, the teen’s cousin was charged with murder.

Case Status:
His cousin, age 26; charged with murder.

Source:
Man arrested in a KFC carpark and charged with the alleged murder of his severely autistic cousin | Daily Mail Online
Cousin charged with murder after teen’s body found

Robyn Beever

Photo of an older woman with chin-length dark brown hair and fair skin, wearing a string of pearls.Name: Robyn Beever.
Died: February 25, 2021.
Age at death: 81.
Cause of death: Strangled.
Location: Varsity Lakes, Queensland, Australia.
Disability: Dementia.

Details:
Robyn was found dead in her garage. Police suspect her husband of having strangled her or killed her with an axe during an attempt at murder-suicide.

She had a small dog named Foxy.

Case Status:
Maxwell Beever (Husband), charged with murder.

Source:
Elderly man in court charged with wife’s murder at Gold Coast home
Man accused of killing his wife allegedly tried to put body in a car
Family say they are supporting 82yo man accused of murdering wife
Woman allegedly murdered by husband may have been dead for a day
Husband charged over suspected murder suicide won’t cooperate, police say

Willow Dunn

Photo of a baby with Down syndrome. She has fair skin and wispy blonde hair and is smiling broadly.Name: Willow Dunn.
Died: May 25, 2020.
Age at death: 4.
Cause of death: Neglect.
Location: Brisbane, Queensland, Australia.
Disability: Down syndrome.

Details:
Willow’s father starved her to death. Her body was found covered in severe bedsores.

Perpetrator: Mark James Dunn (Father), charged with murder.

Source:
Heart-wrenching new detail on alleged murder of four-year-old Brisbane girl
Willow Dunn’s stepmum charged with killing disabled girl days after four-year-old’s dad accused of leaving her to starve
Girl who died in family home may have been dead inside for two days
More details emerge over death of Brisbane girl, four, as her dad is accused of murder
‘Senseless’ death of toddler Willow Dunn sparks outpouring of community grief
‘Big questions’ over what could have been done to save Willow Willow Dunn’s father and stepmum hit with more child cruelty charges

Mary White

Photo of Mary White, an elderly woman with chin-length white hair, fair skin and blue eyes. She is photographed in profile and has a thoughtful expression on her face.Name: Dr. Mary E. White.
Died: August 5, 2018.
Age at death: 92.
Cause of death: Barbiturate overdose.
Location: Bundanoon, New South Wales, Australia.
Disability: Vascular dementia.

Details:
Mary White’s daughter went to the aged care home where she lived and poisoned her with an overdose of medication.

Dr. White was a scientist who studied environment, biodiversity and climate change. She wrote books on environmental sciences and created the Australian Museum’s fossil collection. She also created the Falls Forest Retreat, a rainforest sanctuary in New South Wales. Dr. White was named a Member of the Order of Australia for her services to botany.

Case status:
Barbara Eckersley (Daughter), convicted of manslaughter, sentenced to a 2-year community corrections order.

Source:
NSW woman avoids jail after poisoning elderly disabled mother
Woman denies intending to kill elderly mother with lethal dose of drugs
Daughter accused of mother’s nursing home murder to face trial
Dr Mary White – Paleobotanist
Woman, 92, ‘murdered by her daughter’ is an award-winning doctor
Woman, 67, charged with killing her 92-year-old mother in nursing home
Woman charged with murder over death of elderly mother
Former Canberra woman accused of killing her mother granted bail
Famed environmental scientist Mary White allegedly murdered by daughter
Dr Mary White’s daughter granted bail after being charged with her murder
Dr Mary White’s daughter charged with her murder
Nursing home murder: Woman charged with killing her elderly mother
Murder charge defendant granted bail variation in Goulburn Local Court

Taye Cockman, Rylan Cockman, Arye Cockman, and Kadyn Cockman

Photo of Katrina Miles and her children Taye, Rylan, Arye, and Kadyn Cockman. Rylan is Name: Taye Cockman.
Age at death: 13.

Name: Rylan Cockman.
Age at death: 12.

Name: Arye Cockman.
Age at death: 10.

Name: Kadyn Cockman.
Age at death: 8.

Died: May 11, 2018.
Cause of death: Multiple murder-suicide.
Location: Margaret River, Western Australia, Australia.
Disability: Autism; Rylan also had chronic pain.

Non-disabled victims: Cynda Miles, age 58; Katrina Miles, age 35.

Details:
Arye, Kadyn, Rylan, and Taye were all killed by their grandfather in a mass murder-suicide. Their mother and grandmother were murdered in the same event.

The family lived on a farm, where the four children were home-schooled, and were working on making the farm self-sustaining. They grew vegetables and even built their own dam.

The four children all kept journals, and Taye, the oldest, was becoming an accomplished writer. All the children were working on learning to swim.

Perpetrator: Peter Miles (Grandfather).

Source:
‘Such lovely people’: Community in shock at WA murder-suicide
Inside remote farmhouse seven people shot dead in Osmington, Australia
PICTURED: The family who live at the ‘mass murder-suicide farmhouse’
Margaret River Tragedy: 7 Dead In Suspected Murder-Suicide In Western Australia
Mum and four ‘autistic’ kids among seven dead in Australia ‘mass-murder suicide’
Four autistic children and their mother among seven found dead in Australia
Police continue probe into WA murders
Grandfather suspected of murder-suicide in Australia family massacre
Tributes for family in Margaret River suspected murder-sucide
‘We are devastated’: Grandparents, mother and four children killed in murder-suicide in Australia
Who is Peter Miles, what happened in Osmington and how is the granfather linked to the murder-suicide shooting?
Grandparents, mom and kids shot dead in Australia murder-suicide
Western Australian police say seven shooting deaths were murder-suicide
Grandad kills wife, daughter and FOUR autistic grandkids, then himself
Cops investigating whether gun owning grandfather was behind murder of 7
Tributes for family murdered in rural WA
Who were the family killed in the Margaret River mass shooting?
Three guns found at scene of murder-suicide belonged to grandfather
Mom and 4 Children With Autism Among 7 Victims of Australian Murder-Suicide — and Grandfather Is Suspect
The grandfather suspected of shooting seven family members
Pictured: Mum and Four Children Killed In ‘Murder Mass Suicide’
Osmington massacre suspect is four dead autistic children grandfather
‘He didn’t snap, he planned this’
The mystery of the Miles family and a murder-suicide that shocked the world
Osmington murder-suicide suspect, grandfather Peter Miles, sounded vague’ day before worst mass shooting in Australia for 22 years
Peter Miles: Margaret River grandfather had ‘sense of failure’
‘Sense of failure’ led to WA farm murders
Bloodshed in Australia: Grandfather suspected of gunning down his wife, daughter, and four autistic grandchildren
Grandad ‘planned the mass-shooting of my four children,’ devastated dad says
Margaret River, WA shooting: Father of murdered children speaks out
Dad Whose 4 Children with Autism Died in Murder-Suicide Says Kids’ Grandfather Planned Attack
My family was ripped apart by violence – and the killer was not a ‘good bloke’
Father of children killed in suspected murder-suicide claims grandfather planned the deadly shooting
Grandfather Suspected of Killing 6 Relatives Battled Depression After Son’s Suicide, Friend Says
Margaret River Massacre, Peter Miles, Katrina Miles
Australian feminists deny mental health crisis behind Margaret River murder-suicide
Margaret River community calls for support after mass murder
Margaret River shooting: Katrina Miles’ friends, community want better mental health

Nancy Barclay

No PhotoName: Nancy Barclay.
Died: January 24, 2018.
Age at death: 83.
Cause of death: Murder.
Location: Perth, Western Australia, Australia.
Disability: Alzheimer’s disease.

Details:
Nancy and her husband had been married for 63 years. One night, she forgot to take her sleeping tablets; so instead of going to sleep, she went to sit at the kitchen table instead. Finding her there when he woke in the early morning, Nancy’s husband strangled her until she died.

Perpetrator: Harold Barclay (Husband), charged with murder, released on bail; died before he could be tried.

Source:
Man killed wife to put her ‘out of her misery’
Elderly husband accused of murdering wife of 60 years in their suburban home
Man, 85, charged with murdering his dementia-suffering wife, 83
Elderly Perth man charged with murder of 83-year-old sick wife
Harold Barclay: Man accused of killing wife who had Alzheimer’s granted bail
Accused ‘mercy killing’ husband dies in hospital

Sarah-Jane Gatt

Tilted photo of a young woman with messy brown hair, wearing a denim jacket and smiling at the camera.Name: Sarah-Jane Gatt.
Died: January 3, 2018 (Body found; died April 20-24, 2017).
Age at death: 40.
Cause of death: Murder.
Location: Kensington, New South Wales, Australia.
Disability: Unspecified; on disability pension; bulimia, drug addiction.

Details:
Sarah-Jane’s body was found in her bathtub, where it had been for months after her murder. In the interim, her partner pretended she was still alive in order to collect her disability pension.

Sarah wanted to become a model when she was younger and went to school for it, but the diet pills she took to stay thin were the beginning of her problems with eating disorders and drugs. She became the mother of four children, but was unable to care for them because of her addiction. She wanted to become a counselor to help others.

Perpetrator: Andrew Baker (Partner), charged with murder and social security fraud.

Source:
No-show in Vic death welfare fraud case
Kensington dead body: Mum Sarah Gatt died months before bathtub find
What happened to Sarah?
Man charged with murder of Melbourne woman Sarah Gatt after body found in bathtub

Shirley Thompson

No PhotoName: Shirley Thompson.
Died: September 2, 2017.
Age at death: 73.
Cause of death: Neglect.
Location: Sydney, New South Wales, Australia.
Disability: Dementia.

Details:
Shirley’s sons left her alone and uncared-for until she died of sepsis from infected pressure sores, malnutrition, and dehydration.

She had been a church volunteer.

Perpetrator: Phillip Joseph Thompson (Son) and David Thompson (Son), both charged with manslaughter by gross criminal neglect.

Source:
Sons accused of letting mother die on urine-soaked bed granted bail
Police officer and his brother charged over mother’s death
AFP employee who allegedly left his mother ‘lying in a state of filth’ refused bail in Sydney court – ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)
Mum eaten alive

Mathew Dunbar

Photo of Mathew Dunbar, a middle-aged man with a receding hairline, gray eyes, and a friendly smile.Name: Mathew Dunbar.
Died: August 2, 2017.
Age at death: 42.
Cause of death: Suffocated due to helium inhalation.
Location: Walcha, New South Wales, Australia.
Disability: Depression, leg injury.

Details:
Mathew was a farmer who used his land to raise sheep.

After he made her the sole heir of his large property, Mathew’s partner allegedly made up a cocktail of sedatives and fed it to Mathew; when he was unconscious she gassed him with helium. She claimed that Mathew had committed suicide due to his depression, but when police checked her computer, they found evidence that they say shows she had been researching how to commit murder. Mathew’s partner had also been arrested and charged with attempted murder years ago for setting the house on fire with her previous husband inside, but that charge was withdrawn.

case status:
Natasha Beth Darcy (Partner), charged with murder.

Source:
NSW woman ‘not upset’ at partner’s death
Nutribullet used to blend cocktail of drugs in grazier murder: court
Woman charged over death of NSW farmer allegedly searched ‘murder’ before his death