Carolyn Walker

Portrait photo of a woman with short, permed blonde hair, fair skin, and brown eyes.Name: Carolyn Moseley Walker.
Died: May 4, 2020.
Age at death: 86.
Cause of death: Murder-suicide.
Location: Madison, North Carolina, USA.
Disability: Alzheimer’s disease, heart disease.

Details:
Carolyn’s husband shot her in a murder-suicide.

Before her retirement, she worked as head of human resources for ExxonMobil. She had no children of her own, so she became a second grandmother to her great-nieces and great-nephew. Every Christmas she would go to visit her extended family, bringing gifts, teaching them card games, and making cheese crackers and homemade fudge.

Perpetrator: J. William “Bill” Walker (Husband).

Source:
Prominent Madison dentist kills ailing wife, self in small town’s first murder-suicide
Before murder-suicide, Walker had planned to seek assisted living facility

Princess Chapman

Portrait photo of a middle-aged African-American woman with a perm, wearing a suit jacket and scarf.Name: Princess “PC” Richards Chapman.
Died: March 27, 2020.
Age at death: 86.
Cause of death: Murder.
Location: Newport News, Virginia, USA.
Disability: Unspecified; wheelchair user.

Details:
Princess, nicknamed PC, was shot by her husband.

She was an ordained minister, and worked as a dental assistant.

Perpetrator: Brian Keith Patterson (Husband), charged with second-degree murder.

Source:
Virginia man jailed in killing of wheelchair-bound wife
Princess Chapman’s Obituary

Rajjan Kushwaha

Photo of a young Indian woman with a bindi on her forehead, her hair tied behind her head.Name: Rajjan Kushwaha.
Died: March 24, 2020.
Age at death: Adult.
Cause of death: Murder.
Location: Kanpur, Uttar Pradesh, India.
Disability: Unspecified.

Details:
Rajjan had been married to her husband because he promised to care for her if he got a dowry. Her husband liked to drink, and one day when he wanted drinking money, he became angry at her that he wasn’t getting more dowry money. He beat her to death with a brick.

Perpetrator: Ganesh Kushwaha (Husband), arrested.

Source:
Man murdered his wife with brick for dowry
Divine wife killed by crushing head with stone, herself reported to police

Heather Waggoner

Portrait photo of a young woman with fair skin and long curly blond hair, smiling for the camera.Name: Heather Waggoner.
Died: March 11, 2020.
Age at death: 41.
Cause of death: Murder-suicide.
Location: Lakeland, Florida, USA.
Disability: Multiple sclerosis.

Details:
Heather was going through divorce proceedings with her husband when he shot her dead and then killed himself.

A friend describes Heather as “a daddy’s girl with a Georgia southern accent”, a doting mother to her grown daughter, who never judged others and would drop everything to help someone in need. She was a talented photographer whose favorite subject was “the best moments of people’s lives.” She worked for Geico.

Perpetrator: Mark Waggoner (Estranged husband).

Source:
Friends mourn after police say man shot estranged wife, then himself
Lakeland murder-suicide: Friends mourn after police say man shot estranged wife, then himself
Heather Waggoner Photography
Heather Waggoner Instagram

Grace Kaldenberg

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Name: Grace Kaldenberg.
Died: March 8, 2020.
Age at death: 79.
Cause of death: Murder-suicide.
Location: Texas City, Texas, USA.
Disability: Elder nursing home resident.

Details:
Grace was shot by her husband in a murder-suicide.

Perpetrator: Donald Eugene Kaldenberg (Husband).

Source:
Texas City nursing home shooting ruled murder-suicide, police say

Marvat Gerges

No PhotoName: Marvat Gerges.
Died: February 22, 2020.
Age at death: 58.
Cause of death: Murder.
Location: Merrick, New York, USA.
Disability: Rheumatoid arthritis.

Details:
Marvat and her husband got into an argument over sink repairs, which her husband escalated by strangling her to death.

Perpetrator: John Gerges (Husband), charged with intentional murder.

Source:
Police: Man arrested for allegedly strangling his wife to death in their Merrick home
Merrick man charged in wife’s killing pleads not guilty

Masatoshi Chiba

No PhotoName: Masatoshi Chiba.
Died: February 2, 2020.
Age at death: 74.
Cause of death: Murder.
Location: Kesennuma, Miyagi Prefecture, Japan.
Disability: Unspecified chronic disease.

Details:
Masatoshi was strangled by his wife, who said she was “worn out from looking after him”.

Perpetrator: Mitsuko Chiba (Wife), arrested and confessed to murder.

Source: 69-year-old woman arrested over death of ailing husband

Masako Ikawa

No PhotoName: Masako Ikawa.
Died: December 28, 2019.
Age at death: 82.
Cause of death: Murder-suicide.
Location: Yamato, Kanagawa Prefecture, Japan.
Disability: Dementia.

Details:
Ms. Ikawa was strangled by her husband, who then killed himself.

Perpetrator: Tamotsu Ikawa (Husband).

Source: Elderly couple found dead in apparent murder-suicide