Mary Fischer

No PhotoName: Mary Fischer.
Died: January 13, 2023.
Age at death: 72.
Cause of death: Unspecified homicide.
Location: Las Vegas, Nevada, USA.
Disability: Chronic illness.

Mary’s husband called emergency services, saying he had killed her and was going to kill himself. Responders who entered Mary’s home found her and her husband both dead.

Case Status:
Paul Fischer (Husband), deceased.

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Megan Frix

Photo of a young woman with fair skin and short brown hair, laughing; she is wearing a black and white blouse.Name: Megan Frix.
Died: January 8, 2023.
Age at death: 26.
Cause of death: Unspecified homicide.
Location: Cumming, Georgia, USA.
Disability: Autism.

Megan was killed by her father in a homicide-suicide.

Case Status:
Jerry Frix (Father), deceased.

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Kannan Kutty

Photo of an Indian man with light-brown skin and dark hair and mustache, wearing a peach-colored dress shirt. He has a streak of red and yellow paint across his forehead.Name: Kannan Mukundan Kutty.
Died: October 21, 2022.
Age at death: 39.
Cause of death: Throat cut.
Location: Palakkad, Kerala, India.
Disability: Diabetes, leg ulcers.

Kannan’s father killed Kannan, then himself. Neighbors said that Kannan’s health had been deteriorating; they believe that Kannan’s father was tired from taking care of him.

Case Status:
Balakrishnan (Father), deceased.

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Bernadette, Lisa, and Matthew Steadman

No PhotoName: Bernadette A. Steadman.
Age at death: 92.
Disability: Chronic illness; wheelchair user.

Name: Lisa B. Steadman.
Age at death: 60.
Disability: Chronic illness.

Name: Matthew Steadman.
Age at death: 34.
Disability: Autism.

Died: October 15, 2022.
Cause of death: Gunshot.
Location: Elyria, Ohio, USA.

After a man called 911, saying he had killed his family and was going to kill himself, police responded to his address and found the whole family shot dead. Matthew, the youngest at 34, was autistic; his mother Lisa, 60, and grandmother Bernadette, had chronic illness. They had all been killed by their caregiver, who died by suicide before police arrived.

The family lived in a quiet mobile home park, well-liked by their neighbors, one of whom says she used to call Bernadette “Grandma”. The family had recently added a ramp to their home so that Bernadette and Lisa could maneuver in and out of the home more easily.

Case Status:
James Steadman (Son/Husband/Father), deceased.

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Frederico Mendes

Photo of a brown-eyed, brown-haired, fair-skinned boy in a white dress shirt. A cartoon heart has been added to the upper-left of the image.Name: Frederico Mendes.
Died: September 15, 2022.
Age at death: 10.
Cause of death: Unspecified homicide.
Location: Leeds, England, UK.
Disability: Autism.

Frederico was killed by his mother in a murder-suicide.

Case Status:
Dalia Baptista (Mother), deceased.

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Jonathan Runion

No PhotoName: Jonathan Runion.
Died: September 12, 2022.
Age at death: 48.
Cause of death: Gunshot.
Location: Boone County, West Virginia, USA.
Disability: Unspecified; bedridden.

Jonathan was shot by his mother in a murder-suicide.

Case Status:
Tammy Runion (Mother), deceased.

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Barbara Willshire

Photo of a white-haired older woman with pink, fair skin and glasses, wearing a burgundy sweater and scarf, hands on the controls of a mobility scooter.Name: Barbara Willshire.
Died: August 24, 2022.
Age at death: 92.
Cause of death: Unspecified homicide.
Location: Adelaide, South Australia, Australia.
Disability: Disabled elder, declining health.

Barbara’s husband killed her and himself in a murder-suicide.

She and her husband lived in a retirement community. Friends said that her health had been failing over the past few months, and her husband had been “very distressed”.

Case Status:
Dennis Willshire (Husband), deceased.

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Gabrielle Roe

Photo of a smiling girl with straight brown hair and pale skin.Name: Gabrielle Roe.
Died: July 7, 2022.
Age at death: 16.
Cause of death: Gunshot.
Location: Drewsey, Oregon, USA.
Disability: Down syndrome.

Gabrielle and her mother, who lived in Iowa, disappeared after going on what was supposed to be a camping trip. A search that lasted several days eventually turned up their bodies in their van in Oregon; Gabrielle’s mother had shot her and then killed herself.

Case Status:
Dawna Roe (Mother), deceased.

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Donna Mayfield

No PhotoName: Donna Mayfield.
Died: June 23, 2022.
Age at death: 87.
Cause of death: Shooting.
Location: Overland Park, Kansas, USA.
Disability: Disabled elder; bedridden.

Donna was shot by her husband, who then killed himself.

Case Status:
Frank Mayfield (Husband).

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