Name: Jonathan Samuel.
Died: March 24, 2014.
Age at death: 13.
Cause of death: Multiple murder.
Location: Coeur D’Alene, Idaho, USA.
Disability: Down syndrome, autism.
Jonathan’s brother shot him with a shotgun, then killed him with a knife and a machete. He also killed Jonathan’s father, Eldon Samuel Jr.
Jonathan’s brother claimed that it was Jonathan’s autism that caused their father to become addicted to painkillers and hit him, and that that was why he killed his father and brother.
Perpetrator: Eldon Gale Samuel III (Brother); convicted of first-degree murder and second-degree murder, sentenced to 20 years.