1991

Bell, Alison
(Died 1991, Age 25)
Cause of death: Suicide (After sexual abuse by staff, pregnancy, and abortion)
Location: Carlisle, England, UK
Disability: Schizophrenia
Perpetrator: n/a; staff at Garlands clinic (now Carleton clinic)
Source: Cumbria police apologise for ‘flawed investigation’ into Alison Bell death

Seifert, Phillip
(Died January 14, 1991, Age 66)
Cause of death: Murder (Shot; During robbery)
Location: Wilmington, Delaware, USA
Disability: Amputee
Perpetrator: Unsolved or Jermaine Wright (Possibly–Conviction may have been based on a forced confession)
Source: Jermaine Wright case tests Delaware’s death penalty

*+Lev, (Mr.)
(Died February 22, 1991, Age 16)
Cause of death: Poisoned by his mother
Location: Jerusalem, Israel
Disability: Autism
Perpetrator: Zvia Lev (Mother)
Source: 16-year-old male, Name Unknown

Meshell, Luther
(Died March 25, 1991, Age Adult)
Cause of death: Murder (Stabbing), during robbery
Location: Shreveport, Louisiana, USA
Disability: Mobility impairment
Perpetrator: Unknown. Murder unsolved.
Source: 24 years later, family not losing hope about father’s unsolved murder

Hardwick, Timothy
(Died May 5, 1991, Age 11)
Cause of death: Murder
Location: Lincolnshire, England, UK
Disability: Cerebral palsy
Perpetrator: Beverly Allitt (Nurse)
Source: Beverley Gail ALLITT

*Cazares, Jeny
(Died May 19, 1991, Age 3 months)
Cause of death: Murder (Head trauma)
Location: Santa Ana, California, USA
Disability: Down syndrome
Perpetrator: Oscar Lezama and Rocio Cazares (Parents)
Source: Mother Charged With Murdering Infant Daughter in Her Apartment

Hughes, Tony
(Died May 24, 1991, Age 31)
Cause of death: Murder (Drugged, strangled)
Location: Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA
Disability: Deaf
Perpetrator: Jeffrey Dahmer (serial killer)
Source: Jeffrey Dahmer

Lloyd, Caolo
(Died May 30, 1991, Age 74)
Cause of death: Murder (Shot)
Location: Tarrant County, Texas, USA
Disability: Deafblind; cancer
Perpetrator: Edward Lagrone (Daughter’s former boyfriend; had raped Caolo’s great-niece)
Source: Killer of 10-year-old girl he impregnated, set to die

Rickbeil, Jay
(Died July 2, 1991, Age 40)
Cause of death: Murder (Slashed)
Location: Multnomah County, Oregon, USA
Disability: Cerebral palsy
Perpetrator: Sebastian Shaw (Serial killer)
Source: Sebastian Alexander SHAW

Ross, Diane
(Died August 7, 1991, Age 43)
Cause of death: Murder (Bludgeoned; robbery)
Location: Sanford, Michigan, USA
Disability: A blood disorder; double leg amputee
Perpetrator: Michael Todd McIntyre
Source: Suspect named in 1991 Midland County murder; family discusses case

*+Shea, Susan
(Died October 26, 1991, Age 19)
Cause of death: Murder (Shooting)
Location: Lincoln Park, New Jersey, USA
Disability: Autism
Perpetrator: Michael Edward Shea (Father)
Source: Man Held in Killings in His Home

*Phan, Dianna
(Died November 4, 1991, Age 4)
Cause of death: Murder-suicide (Gunshot)
Location: Los Angeles, California, USA
Disability: Congenital brain injury
Perpetrator: Stacy Phuong Phan (Mother)
Source: Girl Died of Gunshot Before Being Hit by Car : Killings: Autopsy shows wound to head of handicapped daughter by distraught mother was the cause of death.

Council, Philip
(Died November 20, 1991, Age 39)
Cause of death: Murder (Shooting) during robbery
Location: Portsmouth, Virginia, USA
Disability: Developmental disability
Perpetrator: Johnile L. DuBois
Source: Johnile L. DuBOIS

*Simpson, Noah
(Died December 10, 1991, Age 2)
Cause of death: Murder
Location: Eastlake, Ohio, USA
Disability: Unspecified
Perpetrator: Elayna Simpson (Mother)
Source: Noah Sebastian Simpson