1990

Bennett, Taunja
(Died January 23, 1990, Age 23)
Cause of death: Murder (Strangled)
Location: Portland, Oregon, USA
Disability: Developmental disability
Perpetrator: Keith Hunter Jesperson (Serial killer)
Source: Taunja Bennett

*Sweeten, Chucky
(Died January 24, 1990, Age 39)
Cause of death: Murder (Gunshot)
Location: Knoxville, Tennessee, USA
Disability: Developmental disability
Perpetrator: Dorothea Sweeten (Mother)
Source: Woman kills husband and son

Raborn, J. A.
(Died May 6, 1990, Age Unknown)
Cause of death: Murder (Bludgeoned)
Location: Bay County, Florida, USA
Disability: Unspecified
Perpetrator: Olen Clay Gorby (Employee)
Source: Olen Clay GORBY

Summers, Billy
(Died June 11, 1990, Age 60)
Cause of death: Murder (Stabbed)
Location: Taylor County, Texas, USA
Disability: Developmental disability
Perpetrator: Gregory Summers (Nephew)
Source: Gregory Lynn SUMMERS

*Paul, Malanie Desilva
(Died June 16, 1990, Age 48)
Cause of death: Multiple murder-suicide (Poisoned)
Location: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
Disability: Arthritis, depression
Perpetrator: Anthony R. Paul (Husband)
Source: No Hope, Doctor Ends Family’s Lives

*Paul, Medhini
(Died June 16, 1990, Age 17)
Cause of death: Multiple murder-suicide (Poisoned)
Location: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
Disability: Developmental disability
Perpetrator: Anthony R. Paul (Father)
Source: Teachers And Friends Mourn Student’s Death

*Hummel, Alice
(Died Missing October 6, 1990; body not found, Age 46)
Cause of death: Murder (Method unknown)
Location: Bellingham, Washington, USA
Disability: Lupus
Perpetrator: Bruce Allen Hummel (Husband)
Source: Bellingham man’s conviction in the 1990 murder of his wife overturned, again

*Rosio, Matthew
(Died October 16, 1990, Age 11)
Cause of death: Murder (Starvation)
Location: Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA
Disability: Cerebral palsy
Perpetrator: Patricia Rosio (Mother)
Source: Mother charged with starving her ailing son to death

Gromov, Vadim
(Died October 17, 1990, Age 16)
Cause of death: Murder (Serial killer)
Location: Taganrog, Russia
Disability: Developmental disability
Perpetrator: Andrei Chikatilo
Source: Andrei Chikatilo

*Kirisits, Julie
(Died October 21, 1990, Age 23)
Cause of death: Murder (Beaten, stabbed, strangled)
Location: Tonawanda, New York, USA
Disability: Developmental disability
Perpetrator: Patricia Kirisits (Mother)
Source: COURT DISCHARGES MOTHER IN CHILD’S KILLING

+Cornelison, Linda
(Died December 19, 1990, Age 19)
Cause of death: Untreated gastric perforation
Location: Providence, Maryland, USA
Disability: Autism
Perpetrator: Behavior Research Institute
Source: Linda Cornelison