Died: September 10, 2020.
Age at death: Elder.
Cause of death: Hypoxia.
Location: Taoyuan City, Taiwan.
Disability: Stroke, paralysis.
This woman was in the hospital for a urinary tract infection when her husband allegedly smothered her. She died five days after the incident from hypoxic encephalopathy (lack of oxygen to the brain), kidney infection, and pneumonia.
Tsai Wan-liang (Husband), charged with domestic homicide.
Elderly man in Taiwan kills bedridden wife, tells nurses she is ‘finally free’ from her pain
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Name: Unknown; surname of Lin
Died: November 10, 2015.
Age at death: 50.
Cause of death: Murder.
Location: Daya District, Taichung, Taiwan.
Disability: Paralysis due to stroke.
After she had a stroke, Ms. Lin depended on her daughter to care for her. Complaining that her no one else in her family helped her care for her mother, Ms. Lin’s daughter took her out to a remote part of the city, doused her with gasoline, set her on fire, and pushed her into a drain. Ms. Lin burned alive.
Perpetrator: Her daughter, surnamed Lin; charged with murder.
Daughter detained after mother burned to death
Woman detained for burning mother, throwing her in river
Name: Unknown. Surname Lin.
Died: April 22, 2015.
Age at death: 8.
Cause of death: Abuse.
Location: Kaohsiung, Taiwan.
Disability: Cerebral palsy, epilepsy.
Young Lin’s father was annoyed that his neighbors kept parking their motorcycles outside his house, blocking the wheelchair ramp. One day, drunk and enraged at the neighbors, young Lin’s father went inside, grabbed him in his wheelchair, and, to demonstrate his point that the motorcycles were hazardous, rammed the boy into one of the parked motorcycles. The motorcycle toppled, the wheelchair tipped over, and young Lin suffocated. His father made no attempt to help him.
Perpetrator: His father, also surnamed Lin; convicted of causing the death of a child, sentenced to 7-and-a-half years.
Source: The Father Who Pushed His Own Handicapped Son into Oncoming Traffic, Causing His Death is Sentenced
Jail for man who caused death of disabled son
Died: March 23, 2015.
Age at death: 21.
Cause of death: Murder.
Location: Taipei, Taiwan.
Disability: Cerebral palsy, intellectual disability.
This young man’s father, claiming his family was tired of taking care of him, strangled him to death.
Perpetrator: Ho Chung-ming (Father); charged with homicide.
Source: Man kills son with cerebral palsy out of exhaustion