Paula Meadows

Black and white photo of a woman with chin-length hair and fair skin, wearing a striped scarf; she is smiling for the camera.Name: Paula Meadows.
Died: April 2, 2019.
Age at death: 83.
Cause of death: Murder-suicide.
Location: Bucklebury, Berkshire, England, UK.
Disability: Dementia.

Details:
Paula’s husband killed her in a murder-suicide.

She had three children.

Perpetrator: Tony Meadows (Husband).

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Janette Dunbavand

Black and white photo of Janette Dunbavand as a younger woman. She has short curly dark hair and pale skin; she is wearing a white robe and a mayor's chain of office.Name: Janette Dunbavand.
Died: March 22, 2019.
Age at death: 81.
Cause of death: Murder-suicide.
Location: Northchurch, Berkhamsted, Hertfordshire, England, UK.
Disability: Dementia.

Details:
Janette was shot by her husband in a murder-suicide.

She served as town mayor from 1994-1995 and had two children.

Perpetrator: John Dunbavand (Husband).

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Sheila Small

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Name: Sheila Small.
Died: December 18, 2018.
Age at death: 73.
Cause of death: Murder.
Location: West Bowling, Bradford, Yorkshire, England, UK.
Disability: Dementia.

Details:
Sheila was bludgeoned to death by her husband, who hit her with a rolling pin, a bottle, and a walking stick before she died from her injuries. At autopsy, she was found to have partly-healed fractures, indicating chronic physical abuse.

Perpetrator: Edward Small (Husband), convicted of murder, sentenced to 14 years to life in prison.

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June Knight

No PhotoName: June Knight.
Died: December 10, 2018.
Age at death: 79.
Cause of death: Murder.
Location: Westcliff, England, UK.
Disability: Alzheimer’s disease.

Details:
June’s son went to the care home where she lived, picked her up, and threw her off her third-story balcony. She died from massive brain injuries.

Perpetrator: Robert Knight (Son), charged with murder, pleaded guilty to manslaughter, sentenced to 2 years, suspended for 2 years.

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Ann Pomphret

Photo of Ann Pomphret, a large woman with curly hair, dressed for the outdoors, grinning at the camera.Name: Ann Marie Pomphret.
Died: November 2, 2018.
Age at death: 49.
Cause of death: Murder.
Location: Warrington, Cheshire, England, UK.
Disability: Autism, cancer.

Details:
Ann loved horses and owned several. One of her favorite TV shows was CSI.

One day when she was out in the horse barn, her husband bludgeoned her to death with a crowbar. He said that he had done it because she had been verbally abusive to him and their daughter.

Perpetrator: David Pomphret (Husband), convicted of murder, sentenced to life.

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Stephanie Packman

No PhotoName: Stephanie Packman.
Died: August 1, 2018.
Age at death: 64.
Cause of death: Murder.
Location: Kemsley, Kent, England, UK.
Disability: Dementia.

Details:
Stephanie had dementia and was living in a care home. When her husband came to get her from the care home, staff became alarmed and called police. But they were too late; Stephanie’s husband had already cut her throat. He attempted suicide himself, but survived.

Stephanie’s husband claims that it had been a suicide pact, but no evidence for this has emerged.

Perpetrator: Michael Packman (Husband), pleaded guilty to manslaughter by diminished responsibility, given a 2-year suspended sentence.

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Patricia Franks

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Name: Patricia Franks.
Died: July 8, 2018.
Age at death: 86.
Cause of death: Murder.
Location: Gatley, Stockport, Greater Manchester, England, UK.
Disability: Dementia.

Details:
Patricia’s husband beat her to death with a metal bar so that he wouldn’t have to put her in a care home. He had previously turned down offers of support from social services.

Perpetrator: Lawrence Franks (Husband), pleaded guilty to manslaughter due to diminished responsibility, given a two-year suspended sentence.

Source:
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Denise Rosser

Photo of a young woman with curly blonde hair, wearing a white blouse.Name: Michelle “Denise” Rosser.
Died: May 29, 2018.
Age at death: 38.
Cause of death: Murder.
Location: Bedlinog, Wales, UK.
Disability: Blind in one eye.

Details:
Denise was beaten to death by her boyfriend.

Perpetrator: Simon Winstone (Partner).

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Bernadette Green

No PhotoName: Bernadette Green.
Died: May 18, 2018.
Age at death: 88.
Cause of death: Neglect.
Location: Ashton-on-Ribble, Preston, Lancashire, England, UK.
Disability: Mobility impaired due to fall; frail elder.

Details:
Bernadette’s son severely neglected her before killing her by smothering her.

Perpetrator: Stephen Green (Son), convicted of murder, sentenced to 14 years to life.

Source:
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Betty Lyons

Photo of Betty Lyons, an elderly woman with short white hair and freckled skin, wearing a green coat and purple drop earrings.Name: Betty Lyons.
Died: April 21, 2018.
Age at death: 85.
Cause of death: Murder-suicide.
Location: Rochester, England, UK.
Disability: Alzheimer’s disease.

Details:
Betty was strangled by her husband, who then hanged himself.

Perpetrator: George Lyons (Husband).

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