Name: Ernest Starry.
Died: July 28, 2018.
Age at death: 85.
Cause of death: Multiple murder-suicide.
Location: Robstown, Texas, USA.
Disability: Unspecified; elder nursing home resident.
Other victims: Roel Mireles (41), Thelma Montalvo (60), and Isaiah Starry (13).
Ernest Starry was the oldest of four people killed by his son in a shooting spree that took the lives of his wife Thelma, his stepson Roel, and his grandson Isaiah. After fatally shooting Ernest and his wife, who was visiting him at his nursing home, the killer committed suicide. His motive is still unknown.
Ernest owned a pawn shop.
Perpetrator: Richard Starry (Son).
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Name: Sharon Lynn McCleary.
Died: June 13, 2018.
Age at death: 63.
Cause of death: Murder.
Location: Trenton, Ohio, USA.
Sharon lived with her daughter and her daughter’s boyfriend, and another daughter was visiting. Her daughter’s boyfriend was under investigation for the murder of Maegan Motter (age 27, unrelated) when police came to knock on her door. The man took her and her daughters hostage. A standoff between him and SWAT ensued; he was eventually persuaded to release Sharon’s daughters. However, he fatally shot Sharon, and when the police tried to get in he attempted suicide and was arrested.
Sharon was a religious woman who loved game shows.
Perpetrator: James Edward Geran (Daughter’s boyfriend), charged with murder.
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