Name: Taye Cockman.
Age at death: 13.
Name: Rylan Cockman.
Age at death: 12.
Name: Arye Cockman.
Age at death: 10.
Name: Kadyn Cockman.
Age at death: 8.
Died: May 11, 2018.
Cause of death: Multiple murder-suicide.
Location: Margaret River, Western Australia, Australia.
Disability: Autism; Rylan also had chronic pain.
Non-disabled victims: Cynda Miles, age 58; Katrina Miles, age 35.
Arye, Kadyn, Rylan, and Taye were all killed by their grandfather in a mass murder-suicide. Their mother and grandmother were murdered in the same event.
The family lived on a farm, where the four children were home-schooled, and were working on making the farm self-sustaining. They grew vegetables and even built their own dam.
The four children all kept journals, and Taye, the oldest, was becoming an accomplished writer. All the children were working on learning to swim.
Perpetrator: Peter Miles (Grandfather).
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Name: Douglas Fischer.
Died: March 29, 2018.
Age at death: 77.
Cause of death: Multiple murder.
Location: Bluevale, Ontario, Canada.
Disability: Mobility impaired (Used wheelchair or walker).
Doug’s daughter was dating a man who planned to move in with them and help care for Doug and his wife. But when the relationship broke up, his daughter’s ex became angry and violent. He entered their house, shot Doug and his wife Marian, and held Doug’s daughter Gail hostage. Gail was able to call 911, but by the time police arrived, Douglas and Marian had died from their wounds.
Douglas and Marian had been married in 2011, creating a blended family that included five children and many grandchildren and great-grandchildren. They were both retired.
Perpetrator: Kevin Carter (Daughter’s ex-boyfriend), pleaded guilty to two counts of first-degree murder and one count of kidnapping.
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Name: Cheng Ting-hin.
Died: March 18, 2018.
Age at death: 6.
Cause of death: Murder.
Location: Hong Kong, China.
Soon after being diagnosed with ADHD, Cheng was murdered by his grandmother, who strangled him with the straps of a backpack. She left a note that said she “didn’t want the boy to live a difficult life”.
The little boy was a Primary One student whom neighbors remember as “kind and polite”.
Perpetrator: Kan Kwai-fong (Grandmother), charged with murder.
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Name: Adeline Hill.
Died: January 29, 2018.
Age at death: 66.
Cause of death: Multiple murder.
Location: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA.
Disability: Unspecified; wheelchair user.
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Perpetrator: Daughter’s boyfriend, household member.
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Name: Kakoli Das.
Died: January 9, 2018.
Age at death: 46.
Cause of death: Abuse.
Location: Behala, Kolkata, West Bengal, India.
Disability: Deaf; schizophrenia, physical disability.
When Kakoli’s niece died of dengue, Kakoli’s sister and her husband blamed her for the death. She and her mother, also disabled, were often beaten and starved, until one day Kakoli was found dead.
Perpetrator: Keya Mullick (Sister) and her husband, detained by neighbors, under investigation.
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Name: Ruby Wilson.
Died: November 29, 2017.
Age at death: 94.
Cause of death: Murder.
Location: Buckhurst Hill, Essex, England, UK.
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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Name: Dylan Martin Davis.
Died: November 17, 2017.
Age at death: 11.
Cause of death: Fatal abuse.
Location: Georgetown, Ohio, USA.
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.
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Name: Dayvid Pakko.
Died: October 17, 2017.
Age at death: 6.
Cause of death: Murder.
Location: Lynnwood, Washington, USA.
Dayvid was drowned in the bathtub by his uncle.
He was “smart as a whip”, a first-grader who loved cars, trains, planes, and Legos.
Perpetrator: Andrew Henckel (Uncle); pleaded guilty to second-degree murder.
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