Ruby Wilson

Photo of Ruby Williams, a very elderly woman with pale skin and wispy, curly white hair. She is wearing a peach sweater, and has been photographed in the middle of laughing at something off-camera.Name: Ruby Wilson.
Died: November 29, 2017.
Age at death: 94.
Cause of death: Murder.
Location: Buckhurst Hill, Essex, England, UK.
Disability: Dementia.

Details:
Ruby’s grandson went to the care home where she and her husband lived; he stabbed her in the neck, killing her.

She was a great-great-grandmother who had just celebrated her 70th wedding anniversary with her husband. Her family remembers her “creativity and love for crocheting, dressmaking and bingo” and says she “always had a song to sing for every occasion”. She had lived in a nursing home for seven months and enjoyed visits from family.

Perpetrator: Antony Jennings (Grandson), convicted of murder, sentenced to 22 years to life.

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Dylan Davis

Photo of Dylan Davis, a boy with short brown hair and fair skin, photographed outdoors. He is grinning at the camera.Name: Dylan Martin Davis.
Died: November 17, 2017.
Age at death: 11.
Cause of death: Fatal abuse.
Location: Georgetown, Ohio, USA.
Disability: Autism.

Details:
When Dylan had a meltdown, his step-grandfather–a very large man–sat on him to restrain him and suffocated him to death.

Perpetrator: Donald Martin Jr. (Step-grandfather), pleaded guilty to reckless homicide, but was then allowed to withdraw his plea; found innocent because the court decided he had not known his actions would be fatal.

Source:
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63-year-old man and 83-year-old woman

No PhotoName: (Male) (Unknown).
Died: November 9, 2017.
Age at death: 63.
Disability: Intellectual disability.

Name: (Female) (Unknown).
Died: November 10, 2017.
Age at death: 83.
Disability: Unspecified; wheelchair user.

Cause of death: Murder.
Location: Kangasala, Finland.

Details:
This 83-year-old woman and her 63-year-old son died when their house was set on fire by a relative.

The son was known by neighbors as a kind, helpful man who could often be seen taking walks around the neighborhood.

Perpetrator: Lilya Ingalsuo (born Satu Ingalsuo) (Granddaughter of the 83-year-old woman, niece of the 63-year-old man), charged with murder.

Source:
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Dayvid Pakko

hoto of Dayvid Pakko, a young boy with fair skin, blond hair, and dark brown eyes. He is smiling for the camera.Name: Dayvid Pakko.
Died: October 17, 2017.
Age at death: 6.
Cause of death: Murder.
Location: Lynnwood, Washington, USA.
Disability: Autism.

Details:
Dayvid was drowned in the bathtub by his uncle.

He was “smart as a whip” and loved playing with Legos.

Perpetrator: Andrew Henckel (Uncle); charged with first-degree murder.

Source:
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Elizabeth and Frank Lackey

Black and white photo of Frank and Elizabeth Lackey. They have fair skin. She has dark hair and is wearing a sweater; he has light hair and is wearing a suit and glasses.Name: Elizabeth “Esu” Lackey.
Age at death: 85.

Name: Frank Danby “Dan” Lackey III.
Age at death: 89.

Died: September 8, 2017.
Cause of death: Multiple murder.
Location: Groton, Massachusetts, USA.
Disability: Unspecified; required caregiver.

Details:
Esu and Dan were both beaten to death by their grandson, along with their home-health worker Bertha Mae Parker, and their daughter, Elizabeth “Buffy” Krause.

The Lackeys were active in the Chewonki Foundation, a charitable organization that holds summer camps to teach kids about the environment and sustainability.

Perpetrator: Orion Krause (Grandson), charged with four counts of murder.

Source:
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Hideko Mizutani

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Name: Hideko Mizutani.
Died: August 28, 2017.
Age at death: 90.
Cause of death: Murder.
Location: Yokohama, Japan.
Disability: Unspecified; wheelchair user.

Details:
Ms. Mizutani’s grandson killed her by stabbing her in the neck.

Perpetrator: Taisuke Mikami (Grandson), arrested on suspicion of murder.

Source: 34-year-old man arrested over murder of 90-year-old grandmother

Marion Reynolds

Photo of Marion Reynolds, a young woman with pale skin and dark brown curly hair. She is lying on a pillow, and her mouth is slightly open, showing crooked teeth.Name: Marion J. Reynolds.
Died: August 27, 2017.
Age at death: 22.
Cause of death: Neglect.
Location: Galva, Illinois, USA.
Disability: Unspecified severe disability; mobility impaired, tube fed.

Details:
Marion was kept in a filthy house and not given enough to eat. Her 18-year-old sister was also neglected, and was rescued when Marion was found, near death, and taken to a hospice where she died of the effects of long-term neglect and starvation.

Marion attended church and liked music.

Perpetrator: Dean P. Simoneaux (Grandfather), charged with criminal neglect of a disabled person; Barbara J. Simoneaux (Grandmother), charged with criminal neglect of a disabled person.

Source:
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Leona Twiss

Black and white photo of Leona Twiss, a young woman in old-fashioned clothing. She has curly hair and light skin and is wearing a white blouse and flight attendant's cap.Name: Leona Twiss.
Died: July 9, 2017.
Age at death: 95.
Cause of death: Murder.
Location: Fort Ann, Florida, USA.
Disability: Early dementia, frail elder.

Details:
Not long after Leona’s grandson moved into her house to help care for her, he and his wife conspired to kill her; he strangled her with a towel.

Perpetrator: Kevin L. Gonyea (Grandson), pleaded guilty to second-degree murder; Melissa Gonyea (Grandson’s wife), pleaded guilty to hindering prosecution and tampering with physical evidence and other charges related to being an accomplice. Gordon Twiss (son) and David Twiss (grandson) are charged with second-degree conspiracy.

Source:
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Ariful Islam

No PhotoName: Ariful Islam aka Arif Hossain.
Died: June 24, 2017.
Age at death: Unknown.
Cause of death: Murder.
Location: Hajipur, Bihar, India.
Disability: Unspecified physical disability.

Details:
Ariful was murdered by his uncle. His uncle’s family had been in a fight with another family, and his uncle wanted to frame the other family. So he killed Ariful, then brought his body to the hospital and claimed the other family had done it.

Perpetrator: Yakut Ali (Uncle) and Md Tofail Ahmed (Accomplice), charged with murder.

Source: Man murders disabled nephew to frame opponents

Henry Johnson Jr.

No PhotoName: Henry Lee Johnson Jr.
Died: June 13, 2017.
Age at death: 57.
Cause of death: Murder.
Location: Pine Bluff, Arkansas, USA.
Disability: Stroke.

Details:
Henry lived with his girlfriend. His girlfriend’s brother hit her, and Henry tried to intervene. Her brother turned on him, beat him severely, and then wouldn’t let Henry’s girlfriend call paramedics for several hours. After being taken to the hospital, Henry lived for 11 days before dying of his injuries.

Perpetrator: Allen Clagget (Girlfriend’s brother), convicted of second-degree murder and domestic battery; sentenced to 60 years in prison.

Source:
Claggett guilty in 2017 murder, domestic battery
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Obituary for Henry Lee Johnson at Henson-Holcomb Mortuary