Unknown Woman

No PhotoName Unknown.
Died: July 11, 2019.
Age at death: Elder.
Cause of death: Murder-suicide.
Location: Sault Sainte Marie, Michigan, USA.
Disability: Unspecified; nursing home resident.

Details:
This woman’s husband went to her nursing home and shot her to death before killing himself.

Perpetrator: Her husband.

Source:
Wife, husband dead in murder-suicide outside Upper Peninsula nursing home
Husband, wife dead in apparent murder-suicide in Chippewa County
Police: Husband and wife involved in murder-suicide outside nursing home
Couple found shot on U.P. nursing home lawn is apparent murder-suicide
Police Investigating Murder-Suicide at Chippewa Co. Assisted Living Facility

91-year-old woman

No PhotoName Unknown.
Died: June 19, 2019.
Age at death: 91.
Cause of death: Murder.
Location: Shevchenko, Isilkulsky district, Omsk Oblast, Siberia, Russia.
Disability: Blind; frail elder.

Details:
This 91-year-old woman was beaten to death by her son because he was tired of caring for her.

Perpetrator: Ivan L. (Son), charged with infliction of bodily harm resulting in death.

Source:
A resident of Omsk region beat to death a blind 91-year-old mother
Житель Омской области досмерти избил свою слепую 91-летнюю мать
Омич устал ухаживать за тяжелобольной слепой матерью и забил ее до смерти — СуперОмск

5-year-old girl

No PhotoName Unknown.
Died: March 10, 2019.
Age at death: 5.
Cause of death: Abuse.
Location: Kwadela, Davel, Mpumalanga, South Africa.
Disability: Epilepsy.

Details:
This five-year-old girl’s parents claimed she had fallen out of bed; but her body showed signs that she had been severely abused, and her parents were charged with murder.

Perpetrator: Bheki Hlophe and Sibongile Shongwe (Parents), both charged with murder.

Source:
They were arrested for the death of their five-year-old daughter at their home in Kwadela, Davel on 10 March

Baby Boy

No Photo
Name Unknown.
Died: December 21, 2018.
Age at death: 29 days.
Cause of death: Murder.
Location: Neelasandra, Bengaluru, Karnataka, India.
Disability: Unknown congenital defect.

Details:
This little boy was born one of a pair of twins. He was weak at birth and had to spend ten days in the hospital after birth, and needed continued medical attention after he came home.

His grandmother waited until the baby’s mother was feeding his twin in another room and his father had left to go buy medicine; then she strangled and smothered the baby to death.

Perpetrator: Vijayalakshmi (Grandmother), arrested.

Source:
Days after month-old infant found dead in Bengaluru, grandmom arrested for murder
Grandmother held for infant’s murder

73-year-old woman

No PhotoName Unknown.
Died: Unknown; news report of trial dated November 9, 2018.
Age at death: 73.
Cause of death: Abuse.
Location: Krasnoyarsk, Siberia, Russia.
Disability: Unspecified mobility impairment.

Details:
This 73-year-old woman’s daughter-in-law got angry at her, so she put her in the bath and turned on the hot water. She was taken to the hospital and died there of severe burns covering half her body. Her grandchildren, who were too small to help her, had to listen to her cries for help.

Perpetrator: Her 39-year-old daughter-in-law.

Source:
Woman ‘burned disabled mother-in-law to death in bath of scalding water leaving her to die in agony after row’

9-month-old baby

No PhotoName Unknown.
Died: May 18, 2018.
Age at death: 9 months.
Cause of death: Murder.
Location: Kalwa, Thane, India.
Disability: Unspecified.

Details:
This 9-month-old baby’s mother murdered them and threw their body into the creek.

Perpetrator: Yashoda Cheddar (Mother), charged with murder.

Source: Woman arrested for murder of disabled child

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

3-year-old girl

No PhotoName Unknown.
Died: February 10, 2018.
Age at death: 3.
Cause of death: Homicide.
Location: Dublin, Ireland.
Disability: Autism.

Details:
When this toddler girl attended a Montessori school, the principal noticed that her behavior was different and told her mother that she ought to have an assessment. At the assessment, she was given a diagnosis of borderline-to-mild autism, but her mother was convinced that she had severe autism with pathological demand avoidance. She thought her daughter would never get the right services and it would ruin her other child’s life.

Her mother suffocated her with a Minnie Mouse pillow; she died three days later in the hospital.

Perpetrator: Her mother, charged with murder, found not guilty by reason of insanity, committed to mental hospital.

Source:
Mother who smothered autistic daughter committed to Central Mental Hospital after bed made available
Woman who smothered her daughter was suffering from severe depression with psychotic features, court hears
Woman found not guilty of murder by reason of insanity
Mother smothered girl (3) after autism diagnosis, court told
Mother smothered toddler daughter with Minnie Mouse pillow as she called out for her father, court told
Mother accused of child’s murder was ‘overwhelmed’
Mother who admits suffocating her three-year-old daughter was ‘obsessed’ over autism, court hears
Mother not guilty of murder by reason of insanity
Mother who admits suffocating girl (3) ‘obsessed’ over autism, court told
Mother accused of child’s murder ‘obsessed’ over autism

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