Makeisha Maynard

A small girl with her hair in braids, wearing a pink school jacket.Name: Makeisha Maynard.
Died: February 9, 2020.
Age at death: 8.
Cause of death: Murder-suicide.
Location: Caroni, Trinidad and Tobago.
Disability: Autism.

Details:
Makeisha’s father beat her to death with a cutlass because she wet the bed. He hung himself the next day.

Makeisha knew her numbers, colors, and shapes, but had trouble writing.

Perpetrator: Michael Maynard (Father).

Source:
Girl, 8, beaten to death after wetting bed, father takes own life
Girl, 8, beaten to death with cutlass
Trinidad: Father beats 8yro daughter to death with cutlass

Polly Bahadoor

Thin elderly woman dressed in pink, smiling for the camera, sitting in a red wheelchair.Name: Polly Kunti “Mama” Bahadoor.
Died: August 25, 2019.
Age at death: 83.
Cause of death: Murder.
Location: Charlieville, Trinidad, Trinidad and Tobago.
Disability: Arthritis; wheelchair user.

Details:
Polly was bludgeoned to death by a relative.

She was a quiet, helpful woman who made and sold food to the neighbors. Energetic and “always moving”, she liked to have her nails painted and “pretty up”.

Perpetrator: An 18-year-old relative.

Source:
Wheelchair granny, 85, beaten to death
83-year-old woman murdered in Charlieville
Trinidad: ‘Quiet’ granny’s murder stuns family
Relatives in shock