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
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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
Pukul adik OKU sampai mati

16-year-old girl

No PhotoName Unknown.
Died: May 2016.
Age at death: 16.
Cause of death: Neglect.
Location: Seattle, Washington, USA.
Disability: Quadriplegic.

Details:
This 16-year-old girl was neglected by her legal guardian. She was brought to the hospital in such poor condition that she died two months later from malnutrition and untended bedsores.

Perpetrator: Her legal guardian.

Source:
Guardian’s role in death of disabled girl target of investigation
Moxee nursing assistant accused of killing disabled girl through neglect

40-year-old man

No PhotoName Unknown.
Died: April 6, 2016.
Age at death: 40.
Cause of death: Murder.
Location: Khamariya, India.
Disability: HIV/AIDS.

Details:
This 40-year-old man was a truck driver by profession. He had fallen ill, been diagnosed with AIDS, and kept it secret, fearing stigma. When his wife and father-in-law found out that he was HIV-positive, they conspired with other in-laws to strangle him to death.

Perpetrator: His wife, father-in-law, and other in-laws. No arrests; investigation ongoing.

Source:
Wife And In-Laws Kill Bareilly Man After He Was Diagnosed HIV Positive
AIDS patient killed by wife, in-laws in India
AIDS patient in India allegedly killed by wife, in-laws

11-year-old girl

No PhotoName Unknown.
Died: March 3, 2016.
Age at death: 11.
Cause of death: Murder.
Location: Daegu, South Korea.
Disability: Intellectual disability, physical disability.

Details:
This 11-year-old girl was strangled to death by her mother.

Perpetrator: Her mother.

Source:
Mother on trial for killing disabled daughter
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“양육하기 어렵다”…지적장애 딸 목졸라 살해한 어머니 | 연합뉴스

(Ms.) Lin

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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.

Details:
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.

Source:
Daughter detained after mother burned to death
Woman detained for burning mother, throwing her in river

6-year-old girl

No PhotoName Unknown.
Died: October 29, 2015.
Age at death: 6.
Cause of death: Murder.
Location: Jeddah, Saudi Arabia.
Disability: Autism.

Details:
This six-year-old girl was stabbed to death by her mother, who initially tried to blame the girl’s death on strangers forcing their way into her house. But police investigated and found out that the girl’s mother had beaten her several times before and that no one had forced their way into her house or stolen anything.

Perpetrator: Her mother.

Source: Police suspect mother in handicapped girl’s murder

(Boy) Sulpizio

No PhotoName: Unknown. Last name possibly Sulpizio, like his mother’s.
Died: August 6, 2015.
Age at death: 7.
Cause of death: Neglect.
Location: Four Oaks, North Carolina, USA.
Disability: Multiple disabilities; non-verbal, brain injury.

Details:
This seven-year-old boy was neglected by his mother. She kept her own room air-conditioned, but the little boy had to live in a filthy room that reached 95 degrees in the summer heat. He died of neglect.

Perpetrator: Donna Mae Sulpizio (Mother).

Source: Mother indicted following death of handicapped child