Died: September 15, 2021.
Age at death: 78.
Cause of death: Unspecified homicide.
Location: Seoul, South Korea.
Disability: Alzheimer’s disease.
This 78-year-old was killed in a homicide-suicide by her husband, who left a note that said, “I am taking her with me.”
Her husband, deceased.
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Name: Bernice Durbin.
Died: September 11, 2021.
Age at death: 89.
Cause of death: Gunshot.
Location: Rochester, New York, USA.
Disability: Nursing home resident; frail elder.
Bernice had recently moved into a nursing home because of her health. Her partner came to visit and shot her dead, then killed himself.
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Name: Maria Huerta.
Died: September 4, 2021.
Age at death: 74.
Cause of death: Neglect.
Location: Elmendorf, Texas, USA.
Disability: Mobility impaired; frail elder.
Maria’s body was found in her home by police. She had bedsores, and police say she was neglected to death by her son, who allegedly took payments for caring for her, but went off to work as a trucker, leaving her without care.
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Name: Moy Chan.
Died: August 9, 2021.
Age at death: 74.
Cause of death: Throat laceration.
Location: Ipoh, Malaysia.
Ms. Chan’s husband called their grandson, informing him that she had passed away. When her grandson arrived, he found her dead from a stab to the throat, with a knife nearby. Investigators arrested her husband, whom they suspect of slashing her throat and killing her.
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Name: Mason Joe Weston.
Died: August 7, 2021.
Age at death: 11.
Cause of death: Homicide; battered child.
Location: Fergus Falls, Minnesota, USA.
When Mason was taken to the hospital with severe injuries, his alleged attacker initially said he had fallen, but eventually told police that he had slammed Mason’s head against the wall and kicked him. Mason died in the hospital.
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Name: Rudransh Shankar.
Age at death: 6.
Disability: Kidney disease.
Name: Devansh Shankar.
Age at death: 4.
Disability: Unspecified health problems.
Died: August 6, 2021.
Cause of death: Strangled.
Location: Sangareddy, Telangana, India.
On the day of their deaths, brothers Rudransh and Devansh didn’t want to take their medication, according to their mother. Angered, their mother allegedly strangled them to death before jumping into a lake. She was rescued by fishermen and arrested.
Jyotsna (Mother), arrested.
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Name: Joyce Ann Jeffries.
Died: July 24, 2021.
Age at death: 84.
Cause of death: Gunshot.
Location: Spiegner, Alabama, USA.
Joyce’s son fatally shot her and her daughter-in-law Susan. He told his daughter that he was killing his mother because she had been recently diagnosed with dementia, then shot himself and died soon afterwards in the hospital. His daughter and her children survived unhurt.
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Died: July 15, 2021.
Age at death: 60s.
Cause of death: Beating.
Location: Draubuta Village, Navosa, Fiji.
Disability: Unspecified; bedridden.
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Name: Rahim Gulab Sahikh.
Died: June 8, 2021.
Age at death: 67.
Cause of death: Strangled; throat cut.
Location: Pune, Maharashtra, India.
Disability: Unspecified chronic illness.
Rahim was found in his home, having been killed two days earlier by strangulation and having his throat cut. Police, who arrested his son, say Rahim’s son said he had done it to “rid him of his suffering”. Rahim’s son had a history of violence; his wife had left him after he attacked her with a knife.
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