66-year-old man

No PhotoName Unknown.
Died: May 13, 2018.
Age at death: 66.
Cause of death: Murder-suicide.
Location: Garden Grove, California, USA.
Disability: Chronic illness; wheelchair user.

Details:
This 66-year-old man was shot to death by his stepfather in a murder-suicide.

Perpetrator: His 85-year-old stepfather.

Source:
85-Year-Old Man Shoots, Kills Wheelchair-Bound Stepson
Police investigate murder-suicide of elderly man and stepson in Garden Grove

5-year-old girl

No PhotoName Unknown.
Died: February 19, 2018.
Age at death: 5.
Cause of death: Abuse.
Location: Seoul, South Korea.
Disability: Developmental disability, speech delay.

Details:
This five-year-old girl’s mother strangled her while doing an exorcism ritual to try to cure the developmental disability that was causing her daughter’s speech delay.

Perpetrator: Her mother, surnamed Choi, age 37, arrested on suspicion of murder.

Source: Mother kills 5-year-old daughter in exorcism rite, police say

40-year-old woman

No PhotoName: (Female) (Unknown).
Died: January 4, 2018.
Age at death: 40.
Cause of death: Murder-suicide.
Location: Be’er Sheva, Israel.
Disability: Unspecified; wheelchair user.

Details:
This 40-year-old woman was shot in the head by her father, who then committed suicide.

Perpetrator: Her father.

Source:
Man and daughter found dead in home in what cops say is a murder-suicide
Israeli Man, disabled daughter found dead is suspected murder-suicide
חשד: אב רצח את בתו הנכה בבאר שבע והתאבד
Israeli man, disabled daughter found dead in suspected murder-suicide
Israeli man and disabled daughter found dead in suspected murder-suicide

(Ms.) Liu

No PhotoName: Liu (First name unknown).
Died: October 8, 2017.
Age at death: 77.
Cause of death: Murder.
Location: Kwai Chung, Hong Kong.
Disability: Chronic illness (heart and kidney disease; arthritis), wheelchair user.

Details:
Ms. Liu’s son decided it was “too tough” to take care of her, so he stabbed her to death.

Perpetrator: Mr. Lee (Son), charged with murder.

Source:
Woman, 77, found dead at home after son jumps from window
Suicide bid of son fails as mom found hacked dead

5-year-old girl

No PhotoName Unknown.
Died: August 6, 2017.
Age at death: 5.
Cause of death: Fatal abuse.
Location: Jahra, Kuwait.
Disability: Special needs.

Details:
For two months, this five-year-old girl was beaten and burned by her mother and her mother’s boyfriend because they “wanted to get rid of her” and resented her for the attention she needed. She died from a particularly vicious beating, and only then did her mother finally call the police, claiming that her daughter had fallen from a window.

Perpetrator: Mother and mother’s boyfriend, both convicted of first-degree murder and sentenced to death.

Source:
Boyfriend, woman hearing adjourned in disabled girl’s killing
Woman, boyfriend sentenced to death in disabled girl’s murder
Mother, boyfriend sentenced to death for killing special-needs daughter
Kuwaiti mother sentenced to death for murdering her disabled daughter
Kuwaiti mother and boyfriend kill 5-year-old daughter, get death sentence
Kuwait Sentences Mother, Boyfriend to Death for Killing Daughter with Special Needs
Five year old girl murdered by mother and her boyfriend

9-year-old boy

No PhotoName Unknown.
Died: October 17, 2016.
Age at death: 9.
Cause of death: Abuse.
Location: Kuwait City, Kuwait.
Disability: ADHD.

Details:
Because the boy was hyperactive, his parents tied him up and locked him in a room. When he died, they took him to the hospital claiming that he had died of natural causes and accused him of hitting their other children, but his body was covered in bruises and it was obvious that he had died from child abuse.

Perpetrator: His parents.

Source:
Parents torture hyperactive son, 9, to death in Kuwait
Mystery over death of 9 yrs old Kuwaiti child uncovered

14-year-old girl

No PhotoName Unknown.
Died: October 15, 2016.
Age at death: 14.
Cause of death: Fatal abuse.
Location: Spring, Texas, USA.
Disability: Special needs, unspecified.

Details:
This teenage girl was abused by her father and caregivers. He repeatedly used a stun gun on her, and they drugged her with blood pressure medication that she hadn’t been prescribed. The medication eventually caused her to stop breathing, and she died.

Perpetrator: Anthony Jackson (Father), Keyonna Gunner, Tommieretta Gunner, and Marreissa Jones (Home health worker).

Source:
Three charged in death of special-needs teen
Houston Officials: Special needs teen who died last year was abused
Teaxs Digest: Special-needs teen who died was abused, officials say
Special needs teen who died last year was abused, 3 suspects arrested
Girl, 14, with special needs dies after given blood pressure medication, autopsy shows
Special needs teen who died last year was abused
Three adults use stun gun on special needs teen for months before delivering deadly dose of unprescribed meds: Cops
Fourth suspect arrested in disturbing abuse, death of special needs teenager
MCSO: Fourth suspect arrested in special needs teen’s death
Police charged three in the death of a special needs girl, but believe a 4th took part

68-year-old woman

No PhotoName Unknown.
Died: September 2, 2016.
Age at death: 68.
Cause of death: Murder-suicide.
Location: Spanaway, Washington, USA.
Disability: Alzheimer’s disease.

Details:
This 68-year-old woman was shot to death by her husband, who then killed himself.

Perpetrator: Her husband.

Source:
Elderly couple found dead in suspected murder-suicide in Pierce County
Police: Elderly man kills wife suffering from dementia, turns gun on himself
Couple die in murder-suicide

12-year-old boy

No PhotoName Unknown.
Died: Unknown; suspects arrested June 28, 2016.
Age at death: 12.
Cause of death: Murder.
Location: Gujranwala, Pakistan.
Disability: Intellectual disability.

Details:
This twelve-year-old boy lived in Pakistan and was a sixth-form student at People’s Colony, a special education school.

His body was found dumped in the fields; he had been raped and murdered. His cousins went on the run, but were caught by police and confessed to the crime.

Perpetrator: His cousins; arrested.

Source: Police arrest ‘cousins’ for alleged rape of child with special needs in Gujranwala

37-year-old man

No PhotoName Unknown.
Died: May 31, 2016.
Age at death: 37.
Cause of death: Fatal abuse.
Location: Sikamat, Seremban, Malaysia.
Disability: “Mentally unstable”.

Details:
While their parents were away, this 37-year-old man was left in the care of his older brother. When he wet his pants, his brother beat him, hitting him in the head. In the morning he was dead.

Perpetrator: His brother, age 40.

Source:
Man fatally beats up brother for peeing in pants
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