Kathy Erbeldig

No PhotoName: Kathy Erbeldig.
Died: April 30, 2020.
Age at death: 63.
Cause of death: Murder.
Location: Elizabethtown, Kentucky, USA.
Disability: Legally blind.

Details:
Kathy’s daughter and an unrelated man stole $700 from her bank account, which they used to buy the gun with which they murdered her.

Perpetrator: Krystal A. Erbelding (Daughter) and Jacob Lugmayer, both charged with murder, robbery, and abuse of a corpse.

Source:
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Shoko Takahashi

No PhotoName: Shoko Takahashi.
Died: March 4, 2020.
Age at death: 82.
Cause of death: Abuse.
Location: Hiratsuka, Kanagawa Prefecture, Japan.
Disability: Unspecified; bedridden.

Details:
Shoko’s son beat her to death because she wouldn’t take her medicine.

Perpetrator: Noboru Takahashi (Son), arrested on suspicion of murder.

Source: 52-year-old man charged with killing 82-year-old mother

James Tate

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Name: James Tate.
Died: January 19, 2020.
Age at death: 74.
Cause of death: Murder.
Location: West Town, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
Disability: Unspecified; used a walker after recent arm and heart surgery.

Details:
James and his wife had told their son that he wasn’t allowed in the house if he was drunk. But his son came home drunk anyway, and when they confronted him about it, his son stabbed him to death and tried to kill his wife, who survived.

Perpetrator: Michael Tate (Son), charged with first-degree murder.

Source:
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Elmer Norris

No PhotoName: Elmer Norris.
Died: November 22, 2019.
Age at death: 91.
Cause of death: Neglect.
Location: Pasadena, Maryland, USA.
Disability: Unspecified; needed help with daily life activities.

Details:
Elmer lived with his son, who neglected him. When other family members tried to help him, his son refused to let them see Elmer and even changed the locks on the doors. Elmer died of pneumonia and pressure ulcers from being left alone on his bed with no care.

Perpetrator: Danny Norris (Son), charged with second-degree murder, manslaughter, vulnerable adult abuse, and reckless endangerment.

Source:
Man arrested on charges including second degree murder, adult abuse of family member

Shinobu, Yoshio, and Takio Kishimoto

No PhotoName: Shinobu Kishimoto.
Age at death: 95.
Disability: Unspecified disability requiring level-1 nursing care.

Name: Yoshio Kishimoto.
Age at death: 93.
Disability: Disabled elder.

Name: Takio Kishimoto.
Age at death: 70.
Disability: Stroke; used a cane.

Died: November 17, 2019.
Cause of death: Multiple murder.
Location: Tsuruga, Fukui, Japan.

Details:
Shinobi and Yoshio lived with their son, Takio, and his wife. Takio’s wife killed them all by strangling them.

Takio was the CEO of a construction company, which he had inherited from Yoshio.

Perpetrator: Masako Kishimoto (Daughter-in-law of Shinobu and Yoshio; wife of Takio), charged with murder.

Source:
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Sefiah Hamid

No PhotoName: Sefiah Hamid.
Died: November 12, 2019.
Age at death: 62.
Cause of death: Murder.
Location: Kuantan, Malaysia.
Disability: Spinal cord injury; paraplegic.

Details:
Sefiah’s son stabbed her to death with a kitchen knife. When her daughter and her boyfriend realized what was happening, he stabbed them, too; but passer-by were able to rescue them and tie up the killer. Sefiah’s daughter and her boyfriend were taken to the hospital and are stable and expected to survive.

Perpetrator: Her son.

Source:
Son allegedly stabs mum to death in Kuantan

Terue Nakata

No PhotoName: Terue Nakata.
Died: October 8, 2019.
Age at death: 71.
Cause of death: Murder.
Location: Sayama City, Saitama Prefecture, Japan.
Disability: Unspecified.

Details:
Terue’s son beat her to death with a bat.

Perpetrator: Tomoki Nakata (Son), arrested on suspicion of murder.

Source: Saitama: Man, 40, fatally bashed mother before attempting suicide

Mildred Costanza

No PhotoName: Mildred Costanza.
Died: October 4, 2019.
Age at death: 78.
Cause of death: Neglect.
Location: Wausau, Wisconsin, USA.
Disability: Frail elder.

Details:
Mildred’s daughter, who ostensibly cared for her, kept her in deplorable conditions and did not take her to the doctor even when she developed a serious infection. Weakened by hunger and neglect, Mildred died of a Tramadol overdose. She weighed only 75 pounds.

Perpetrator: Mary Tessmer (Daughter), charged with intentionally subjecting an individual at risk to abuse, causing death.

Source:
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Dinah Durham

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Name: Dinah Durham.
Died: September 2, 2019.
Age at death: 65.
Cause of death: Neglect.
Location: Mableton, Georgia, USA.
Disability: ALS.

Details:
Dinah’s sons starved her, dehydrated, and left her alone in her wheelchair until she developed severe pressure sores that quickly became infected. She died from sepsis, weighing only 75 pounds.

Perpetrator: Christopher Lee Durham (Son), charged with felony murder, neglect, and exploiting an elderly or disabled person; James Stephen Stanfield Jr. (Son), charged with felony murder and neglect.

Source:
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