Natasha Wild

Photo of Natasha Wild, a young woman with light-brown hair and pale skin, wearing a yellow shirt. She is photographed with a brown-and-white, medium-sized dog.Name: Natasha Wild
Died: November 28, 2016.
Age at death: 23.
Cause of death: Murder.
Location: Syke, Rochdale, Manchester, England, UK.
Disability: Cerebral palsy.

Natasha’s boyfriend was possessive and abusive. He hit her and accused her of faking her cerebral palsy. Convinced that she was sleeping with someone else, he stabbed her in the neck, killing her.

She was a third-year student at Liverpool Hope University, working her way through university as a cafeteria worker at the local high school.

Perpetrator: Lloyd Brackenbury (Boyfriend), convicted of manslaughter on grounds of diminished responsibility and detained in a psychiatric hospital.

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Dwight Ridley

Photo of Dwight Ridley, a man with dark-brown skin and a salt-and-pepper beard, wearing a baseball cap and polo shirt, photographed outdoors.Name: Dwight Carrington Ridley Sr.
Died: January 11, 2016.
Age at death: 59.
Cause of death: Murder.
Location: Carson, Virginia, USA.
Disability: Unspecified; wheelchair user.

Dwight was stabbed to death by his nephew over a property dispute about the family farm.

He was an Army veteran who had three children and twelve grandchildren.

Perpetrator: Daryl Ridley (Nephew), charged with second-degree murder, found incompetent to stand trial.

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