Miss Hsieh

No PhotoName: Hsieh (Family name; given name unknown).
Died: August 4, 2022.
Age at death: 3.
Cause of death: Head injury.
Location: Taoyuan City, Taiwan.
Disability: Developmental delay, poor balance.

When three-year-old miss Hsieh refused to take her bath, her father beat her and then forced her to stand on a stool, from which she fell. She died of a brain injury; her body showed signs of regular beatings.

Case Status:
Mr. Hsieh (Father), convicted of child abuse resulting in death, sentenced to 9 years.

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Jamie Ward

No PhotoName: Jamie Ward.
Died: May 18, 2022.
Age at death: 50.
Cause of death: Throat cut.
Location: Greenfield, Wisconsin, USA.
Disability: Chronic pain; degenerative disk disease.

Jamie’s body was found in her home, with her husband. He reportedly told police that he had killed Jamie because she asked him to kill her; but news articles make no mention of a suicide note or any indication that she had wanted to die. Police describe the incident as a “domestic violence homicide”.

Case Status:
Braeden Ward (Husband), pleaded guilty to first-degree reckless homicide, sentenced to 12 years in prison and eight years on extended supervision.

The medical examiner said Jamie Ward was dead for two weeks before her decomposing body was found.
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Tre-Shaun Brown

Photo of a smiling boy with light-brown skin and dark-brown eyes, wearing a white striped polo shirt. His brown hair is cut short.Name: Tre-Shaun Brown.
Died: March 18, 2022.
Age at death: 7.
Cause of death: Blunt trauma.
Location: Beckley, West Virginia, USA.
Disability: Autism.

Tre-Shaun’s mother’s boyfriend attacked Tre-Shaun with a hammer and stabbed his mother. Tre-Shaun’s mother ran to a neighbor, who was able to save Tre-shaun’s little sister but couldn’t save Tre-Shaun.

Neighbors remember Tre-Shaun as a nice kid who used to ride his bike around the apartment building.

Case Status:
Rashad “Rico” Thompson (Mother’s boyfriend), convicted of first-degree murder, malicious wounding, child abuse resulting in death, and two counts of domestic battery; sentenced to 35 years to life.

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5-year-old boy

No PhotoName Unknown.
Died: March 15, 2022.
Age at death: 5.
Cause of death: Strangled.
Location: Incheon, South Korea.
Disability: Intellectual disability.

This five-year-old boy was strangled by his father, who was his sole caretaker.

Case Status:
His father; sentenced to 5 years in prison and an 80-hour child abuse prevention program.

Single father gets 5-yr imprisonment for choking intellectually disabled son to death

Melvin Weller

Photo: A dark-skinned man wearing a white baseball cap and white button-down shirt; his expression is neutral, and there is a tree in the background.Name: Melvin Weller.
Died: February 11, 2022.
Age at death: 62.
Cause of death: Stabbed.
Location: Palm Springs, Florida, USA.
Disability: Unspecified; mobility impaired, poor grip strength.

Police were called to Melvin’s home and found him dead on his kitchen floor, having been stabbed more than 140 times. His wife was arrested on suspicion of murder.

The two were in the midst of divorce proceedings, and had been working out how to split up the couple’s real estate. After the divorce, Melvin planned to retire to Jamaica, where he had been born.

Case Status:
Joan Burke (Wife), pleaded guilty to second-degree murder, sentenced to 35 years.

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Dawn Walker

Photo of a woman with light skin and long, dark-brown hair, wearing a pink blouse; she is sitting at a table at a sidewalk cafe.Name: Dawn Walker.
Died: October 31, 2021.
Age at death: 52.
Cause of death: Asphyxia, head injury.
Location: Brighouse, West Yorkshire, England, UK.
Disability: Bipolar disorder.

Dawn was newly married when she told her husband that she had bipolar disorder, and that she wanted a divorce. He strangled her to death.

Case Status:
Thomas Nutt (Husband), convicted of murder, sentenced to at least 21 years.

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Mohammed Mukhtar

No PhotoName: Mohammed “Amin” Mukhtar.
Died: August 30, 2021.
Age at death: 53.
Cause of death: Strangled.
Location: Miles Platting, Manchester, England, UK.
Disability: Mental illness.

Amin was in a four-year relationship with an abusive girlfriend, who had repeatedly hurt him and had been arrested three times for abusing him, but then manipulated him into refusing to press charges when he needed medical care for his injuries. Soon after she started dating another man, she tied up Amin and strangled him to death with an extension cord.

Case Status:
Charlotte Dootson (Partner), convicted of murder, sentenced to 22 and a half years to life.

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Jamie Nau

Photo of a young woman with wavy brown hair and fair skin, looking to the left and laughing. She is wearing a black shirt decorated with rhinestones and a thin gold necklace.Name: Jamie Nau.
Died: August 22, 2021.
Age at death: 29.
Cause of death: Gunshot.
Location: Omaha, Nebraska, USA.
Disability: Mental illness.

Jamie’s boyfriend, who was known to be abusive, dumped her and her possessions out on the road. The next day, he came looking for her and fatally shot her.

Case Status:
Brandon Boone (Boyfriend), pleaded guilty to manslaughter and weapons charges, sentenced to 34 1/2-37 1/2 years.

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Pindai Ndagurwa

No PhotoName: Pindai Ndagurwa.
Died: August 20, 2021.
Age at death: 65.
Cause of death: Traumatic injury.
Location: Chikonzo Village, Marange, Zimbabwe.
Disability: Wheelchair user.

Pindai’s son came home drunk and attacked his father with a piece of wood; Pindai tried to escape, but his son came after him and hit him in the head with a mattock. His wife found him unconscious, tried to hide him behind the sofa, and called for help, but Pindai died before he arrived at the hospital.

Case Status:
Godknows Ndagurwa (Son), convicted of murder with actual intent, sentenced to 16 years.

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Mason Weston

No Photo
Name: Mason Joe Weston.
Died: August 7, 2021.
Age at death: 11.
Cause of death: Homicide; battered child.
Location: Fergus Falls, Minnesota, USA.
Disability: Autism.

When Mason was taken to the hospital with severe injuries, his attacker initially said he had fallen, but eventually told police that he had slammed Mason’s head against the wall and kicked him. Mason died in the hospital. His killer admitted that he had become angry at the boy for not washing the dishes.

Case Status:
Reggie Bethel (Mother’s boyfriend), pleaded guilty to second-degree murder, sentenced to 8 years 4 months to 12 1/2 years.

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