Laura Cummings

Photo of Laura Cummings, a woman wearing large glasses.Name: Laura Cummings.
Died: January 21, 2010.
Age at death: 23.
Cause of death: Murder.
Location: Buffalo, New York, USA.
Disability: Intellectual disability.

Laura was raped, tortured, and finally smothered by her mother and half-brother.

Perpetrator: Eva Cummings (Mother), pleaded guilty to second-degree murder, assault, unlawful imprisonment, endangering the welfare of a disabled person as a hate crime, and was sentenced to 57 years to life. Luke Wright (half-brother), was found guilty of assault, rape, incest, sodomy, endangering the welfare of an incompetent person, and unlawful imprisonment as a hate crime, and sentenced to 50 years to life.

Source: Authorities: Mom, son raped, killed disabled woman