Name: Elizabeth Joy Knowles.
Died: April 22, 2010.
Age at death: 48.
Cause of death: Murder.
Location: Kallangur, Queensland, Australia.
Disability: Chronic illness, mobility impairment (Wheelchair user).
Elizabeth’s husband set their house on fire and left her inside, knowing she could not get out; she died of smoke inhalation. Less than a day later, her husband put in an insurance claim on the house.
Perpetrator: David Maxwell Knowles (Husband), charged with murder, arson, and fraud.
Man charged with murdering disabled wife in fire to claim insurance
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