Name: Cecil Brush.
Died: August 18, 1994.
Age at death: 81.
Cause of death: Homicide.
Location: Stoney Creek, Ontario, Canada.
Disability: Alzheimer’s disease, blindness.
Cecil was stabbed to death by his wife, who called it a mercy killing and said Cecil wanted to die. There was no proof that Cecil was suicidal or that he wanted to die.
Perpetrator: Jean Brush (Wife), pleaded guilty to manslaughter, given a suspended sentence and 18 months of probation.