Name: Jose Breydi Gomez.
Died: January 28, 2017.
Age at death: 30.
Cause of death: Murder.
Location: Owensboro, Kentucky, USA.
Disability: Unspecified; wheelchair user.
Jose’s mother’s boyfriend killed him by hitting him over the head with a piece of wood; then his mother and her boyfriend hid his body behind a vacant house.
Neighbors remember him as a friendly man who could often be seen rolling around the neighborhood in his wheelchair on sunny days.
Perpetrator: Yolanda Gomez (Mother), charged with tampering with evidence; Salvador Avilo-Navarrete (mother’s boyfriend), charged with manslaughter and tampering with evidence.
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