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:
Orion Krause beat four people to death in Groton home
‘I murdered four people.’ A stranger at the door, a terrible crime
Mom slain in Groton described as ‘goodhearted person, always’
FRANK DANBY LACKEY III’s Obituary on Boston Globe
ELIZABETH CLEVELAND LACKEY’s Obituary on Boston Globe

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:
Couple charged with criminal neglect in death of woman’s daughter
Galva couple accused of disabled woman’s malnutrition death
Couple accused of malnutrition death might not have been neglectful, relative says
Obituary for Marion Joyce Reynolds
Stark County couple in neglect case allowed to visit children

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:
Fort Ann man charged with murder
Fort Ann grandson and his wife charged in death of 95-year-old grandmother
Local police travel to Florida for murder investigation
New York man charged with strangling his 95-year-old grandma
Man accused of killing grandmother, 95
Sheriff’s Office: Fort Ann woman found murdered, family members arrested
Murder suspect has new attorney, court date
Fort Ann couple indicted in connection with 95-year-old’s killing
Family: Woman in murder case deserves life, too
Videos show woman’s implication of husband, others in murder case
Wife of Fort Ann murder suspect pleads guilty
Murder case hearing postponed as subpoena issues debated
Gonyea mulling plea offer in grandmother’s murder
Fort Ann murder suspect talks plea deal again
NY man pleads guilty to strangling grandmother, 95
Following death of 95-year-old woman, two more family members charged
Police were suspicious of Twiss relatives at murder scene
Documents claim former guard told of killing inmates
Defense claims defendant is ‘immune’ in murder case

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
Bond set for man accused in beating death
Obituary for Henry Lee Johnson at Henson-Holcomb Mortuary

Sabrina Ray

Photo of Sabrina Ray. She is a thin girl with pale skin and dark brown hair in a boy cut. Her expression is solemn.Name: Sabrina Ray.
Died: May 12, 2017.
Age at death: 16.
Cause of death: Neglect.
Location: Perry, Iowa, USA.
Disability: Unspecified.

Details:
Sabrina was tortured and starved by her family. When she died at age 16 after being drop-kicked down the stairs by her adoptive brother and subsequently starving to death, she weighed 56 pounds and looked like an eight-year-old child.

Her death may have saved the lives of her two adopted sisters, who were also abused and were rescued from the home and taken to the hospital when Sabrina was found dead.

Perpetrator: Marc Ray (Adoptive father), charged with murder; pleaded guilty to child endangerment and kidnapping, sentenced to 35 years in prison; Misty Ray (Adoptive mother), charged with child endangerment, child neglect, criminal conduct, theft, and fraud, sentenced to life in prison; Carla Bousman (Adoptive grandmother), pleaded guilty to two counts of false imprisonment, two counts of child endangerment, on count of neglect of a dependent person, one count of accessory after the fact, and one count of obstructing prosecution, sentenced to 20 years in prison; Josie Raye Bousman (Niece), pleaded guilty to neglect of a dependeent and child endangerment, sentenced to 14 years in prison; Justin Dale Ray (Adoptive brother), pleaded guilty to two counts of willful injury, sentenced to 10 years in prison.

Source:
Starved teen looked like she was an ‘8-year-old,’ say day care visitors
Disabled Teen Drop-Kicked Down A Flight Of Stairs, Then Held Captive And Starved By Family, Including Grandma
Defenseless Adopted Teen Girl, 16, Drop-Kicked & Starved To Death In Iowa Home
Police: Brother ‘drop-kicked’ starved Iowa girl, grandmother helped in torture
Community mourns Sabrina’s death, plans grief services
A Voice for Sabrina Ray
More Change of Venue Motions Filed in Sabrina Ray Case
New Charges Leveled at Marc and Misty Ray
Perry Fire Department Hopes Justice Is Served For Sabrina Rays’ Death
Sabrina Ray case comes to a close as final family member is sentenced

Rekha Baloliya

No PhotoName: Rekha Baloliya.
Died: April 28, 2017.
Age at death: Adult.
Cause of death: Murder.
Location: Rajkot, Gujarat, India.
Disability: Mobility impaired after accident.

Details:
Rekha, bedridden after an accident, was set on fire by her brother-in-law and father-in-law, who were angry that her sister was spending time helping her. She was able to tell authorities who had set the fire before she died.

Perpetrator: Lalji Baloliya (Brother-in-law) and Narshi Baloliya (Father-in-law), both arrested and charged with murder.

Source: Bedridden woman set ablaze, 2 held

Nicholas Dean

Photo of Nicholas Dean, a boy with dark hair and light-brown skin, sitting in a wheelchair in front of an electric keyboard. He is wearing glasses and a striped shirt.Name: Nicholas Dean.
Died: March 1, 2017.
Age at death: 31.
Cause of death: Murder.
Location: Bakersfield, California, USA.
Disability: Cerebral palsy.

Details:
Nicholas was drugged, then strangled to death while he was home alone with his adoptive sister and her boyfriend.

He is the second homicide victim in his family. His older brother Jonathan was murdered by their adoptive father in 2014.

Perpetrator: Jessica Dean (Adoptive sister), Michael Hernandez (Sister’s boyfriend), under investigation.

Source:
Eyewitness News tip line prompts murder investigation
Homicide claims second brother in troubled adoptive family
The death of a disabled man is being investigated as a homicide
Charges refiled against defendant in Jonathan Dean murder
Homicide of disabled man still under review by DA’s office, nearly two years later

Joseph Bishop

Photo of Joseph Bishop. He is a boy in his young teens, with short-cut dark brown hair and fair skin, wearing a navy-blue sweater.Name: Joseph Bishop.
Died: February 11, 2017.
Age at death: 18.
Cause of death: Neglect.
Location: Ludlow, Kentucky, USA.
Disability: Duchenne muscular dystrophy.

Details:
Joseph was neglected by his mother and grandparents. For two years, he was left in his bed while severe bedsores developed.

When they saw how sick he was, they decided that they wouldn’t take him to the hospital to avoid being charged with neglect. When Joseph was finally taken to the hospital, his untreated bedsores had already caused end-stage sepsis. He died soon thereafter.

Perpetrator: Jamie Bishop (Mother), charged with second-degree manslaughter; Raymond Martin (Grandfather), charged with second-degree manslaughter; Sharon Martin (Grandmother), charged with second-degree manslaughter.

Source:
Mother, grandparents charged in death of ‘neglected’ NKY teen
Joseph Bishop: Woman wishes she had known neighbors’ dark secret, could have saved teen with muscular dystrophy
Police: NKY mom’s severe neglect led to death of disabled son
Mother and grandparents charged in disabled teen’s death
Joseph Bishop – Ronald B. Jones Funeral Home
Ludlow mother, grandparents charged in death of 18-year-old
With sepsis and bed sores, neglected teen was ‘lost in the cracks.’ Why did no one call?
Police: Northern Ky Mom’s Neglect Led To Death Of Disabled Son
Disabled teen with bedsores was ‘lost in the cracks’
Disabled teen dies from bedsore infection, 3 charged
Mother Charged In Bed-Ridden Son’s Death Had Been Investigated For Neglect Before
Judge denies mother and grandparents from disabled teen’s funeral
Mother and grandparents charged with disabled teen’s death
Ludlow mom investigated for neglect prior to bed-ridden son’s death