1983

*Jackson, Katonya
(Died 1983, Age 3)
Cause of death: Abuse (Beaten)
Location: Micanopy, Florida, USA
Disability: Epilepsy
Perpetrator: Anna Young (House of Prayer pastor)
Source: House of Prayer residents say torture, abuse was common

*Rodgers, Debra
(Died April 22, 1983, Age 23)
Cause of death: Murder (Fatal beating, disguised as suicide)
Location: Loysville, Pennsylvania, USA
Disability: None; killer claimed she had depression to try to cover up her murder as a suicide.
Perpetrator: Carl Rodgers (Husband)
Source: Pennsylvania man charged in wife’s 1983 cold case murder

MacConnell, Charles
(Died May 24, 1983, Age 72)
Cause of death: Murder (Poisoned with morphine injection)
Location: Hyde, England, UK
Disability: Terminal lung cancer
Perpetrator: Harold Shipman (Serial killer)
Source: Who was ‘Doctor Death’ Harold Shipman? How many people did he murder and who were the victims?

*McKay, (Baby Boy)
(Died June 18, 1983, Age newborn)
Cause of death: Murder (Thrown to the floor)
Location: Harvey, Illinois, USA
Disability: Trisomy 13 (Possibly)
Perpetrator: Daniel McKay (Father)
Source: Case Dismissed in Slaying of Deformed Baby

Schreiber, Edmund
(Died June 23, 1983, Age 92)
Cause of death: Murder (Choked to death with neckties; during burglary)
Location: Buffalo, New York, USA
Disability: Partial blindness
Perpetrator: Saundra Adams (Neighbor) and two others
Source: Woman sentenced in killing of 92-year-old neighbor in 1983

Dunenkova, Irina
(Died July 1983, Age 13)
Cause of death: Murder (Serial killer)
Location: Rostov, Russia
Disability: Developmental disability
Perpetrator: Andrei Chikatilo
Source: Andrei Chikatilo

Taschuk, Candace
(Died October 8, 1983, Age Newborn)
Cause of death: Murder (Poisoned with morphine)
Location: Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
Disability: Perinatal brain damage
Perpetrator: Dr. Nachum Gal
Source: An Israeli doctor said Saturday he was shocked to…