Susan and Daniel Gibson

No PhotoName: Susan Gibson.
Age at death: 75.
Disability: Unspecified; wheelchair user.

Name: Daniel L. Gibson.
Age at death: 17.
Disability: Unspecified; special needs.

Died: April 9, 2018.
Cause of death: Multiple murder-suicide.
Location: Reeds Spring, Missouri, USA.

Details:
Susan and her grandson Daniel were shot dead by Susan’s son, Daniel’s father, in a murder-suicide. Also killed was Cynthia Miller, 43, the girlfriend of the killer.

Perpetrator: Victor Gibson (Father of Daniel, son of Susan).

Source:
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Leo McWilliams

Photo of Leo McWilliams, an older man with gray hair and fair skin, wearing a plum-colored shirt and smiling for the camera.Name: Leo McWilliams.
Died: March 8, 2018.
Age at death: 84.
Cause of death: Murder.
Location: Buckhannon, West Virginia, USA.
Disability: Alzheimer’s disease.

Details:
Leo’s son cut his throat, killing him.

Leo was a retired machine shop teacher who bred Old English Bulldogs.

Perpetrator: Timothy McWilliams (Son), charged with premeditated murder.

Source:
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Liese Sparks

No PhotoName: Liese Colleen Sparks.
Died: February 23, 2018.
Age at death: 57.
Cause of death: Murder.
Location: Tallahassee, Florida, USA.
Disability: Chronic illness; mobility impaired, unable to walk.

Details:
Liese’s son had a history of threatening and mistreating her, but she depended on him to care for her because of her limited mobility.

While she was in the hospital, Liese’s son entered her room and stabbed her to death.

Perpetrator: Alexander Sparks (Son), charged with premeditated murder.

Source:
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Cynthia Brunner

No PhotoName: Cynthia Brunner.
Died: February 19, 2018.
Age at death: 74.
Cause of death: Neglect.
Location: Cary, North Carolina, USA.
Disability: Diabetes, chronic illness; required caregiver.

Details:
For a month, Cynthia’s son didn’t give her her medication.

When Cynthia fell down the stairs, her son left her on the floor to die, refusing to call for help.

Perpetrator: Eric Paul Brunner (Son), charged with second-degree murder and elder abuse.

Source:
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Akira Uwashitomi

No PhotoName: Akira Uwashitomi.
Died: February 14, 2018.
Age at death: 67.
Cause of death: Abuse.
Location: Kameoka City, Kyoto, Japan.
Disability: Chronic illness.

Details:
Mr. Uwashitomi was stomped to death by his son, who was tired of caring for him.

Perpetrator: Kei Uwashitomi (Son), charged with manslaughter.

Source:
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Bhram Devi

No PhotoName: Bhram Kaur Devi.
Died: January 2018.
Age at death: 82.
Cause of death: Abuse.
Location: Shahjahanpur, Uttar Pradesh, India.
Disability: Stroke; mobility impairment.

Details:
Bhram went missing, and was found dead. Some time later, a video surfaced on social media showing her son beating her. He was arrested on suspicion of causing her death.

Perpetrator: Jogendra Chaudhary (Son), charged with voluntarily causing hurt, wrongful restraint, assault, and culpable homicide.

Source: Rajasthan teacher booked for assaulting bedridden mother

56-year-old man

No PhotoName Unknown.
Died: December 31, 2017.
Age at death: 56.
Cause of death: Murder.
Location: Agios Nikolaos, Crete, Greece.
Disability: Paraplegic.

Details:
This 56-year-old man was drenched in gasoline and burned alive by his son. His wife was also attacked, but got away before the killer was able to light the fire.

Perpetrator: His 35-year-old son (arrested, charged with attempted murder and arson).

Source:
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Irene Strandt

No PhotoName: Irene Strandt.
Died: December 17, 2017.
Age at death: 81.
Cause of death: Neglect.
Location: Everett, Washington, USA.
Disability: Dementia.

Details:
Irene, who had advanced dementia, had outlived all of her children but one–the son she lived with. When she fell and broke her hip, he left her on the floor for five days with her ankles tied with a purple sweater. When she was finally taken to the hospital, she was in bad shape, and died of an infection seventeen days later.

Perpetrator: Kenneth Strandt (Son), charged with first-degree manslaughter.

Source:
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Ninon Hardie

No PhotoName: Ninon “Nina” Hardie.
Died: December 6, 2017.
Age at death: 72.
Cause of death: Murder.
Location: Scarborough, Toronto, Ontario, Canada.
Disability: Mobility impaired; used two canes.

Details:
Nina was murdered by her son.

Perpetrator: Christopher Hardie (Son), charged with second-degree murder.

Source:
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William Brownlee Sr.

Photo of William Brownlee, an older African-American man, wearing a gray shirt. Someone off to the left of the photo has their arm around him.Name: William “Earl” Brownlee Sr.
Died: November 23, 2017.
Age at death: 62.
Cause of death: Murder.
Location: West Point, Mississippi, USA.
Disability: Unspecified; unable to leave his bed.

Details:
Earl’s daughter-in-law set his bed on fire. He burned to death.

He had seven brothers and sisters. He liked to eat candy and loved the outdoors.

Perpetrator: Latoria Brownlee (Daughter-in-law), charged with capital murder.

Source:
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