7/9/2017

*Blaine, Jack
(Died July 10, 2013, Age 76)
Cause of death: Murder (Beaten, scalded)
Location: Castlebar, Ireland
Disability: Dementia, speech impediment, hearing impairment
Perpetrator: Alan Cawley (Brother)
Source: Man (30s) admits killing elderly brothers but denies murder

*Blaine, Tom
(Died July 10, 2013, Age 69)
Cause of death: Murder (Beaten)
Location: Castlebar, Ireland
Disability: Disabled elder
Perpetrator: Alan Cawley (Brother)
Source: Man (30s) admits killing elderly brothers but denies murder

de la Valdene, Valerie
(Died July 5, 2014, Age 47)
Cause of death: Probable murder, disguised as suicide
Location: Galápagos Islands, Belize
Disability: Bipolar disorder
Perpetrator: Unsolved; possibly drug-related
Source: Three years on, death in the Galapagos remains a mystery

*Norris, Charlene
(Died June 8, 2016, Age 79)
Cause of death: Murder (Shot)
Location: Charlotte, North Carolina, USA
Disability: Dementia, rectal cancer, chronic pain due to hip replacement
Perpetrator: Jim Norris (Husband)
Source: Two suicide notes, one body. Now an elderly Charlotte man is charged with murder.

!Oswalt, Jeremy H.
(Died September 28, 2016, Age 38)
Cause of death: Medical neglect (Hypothermia, dehydration, malnutrition, denied medication, coma ignored)
Location: Decatur, Indiana, USA
Disability: Bipolar disorder
Perpetrator: Staff at Adams County Jail
Source: Family of Adams County inmate that died in police custody files federal wrongful death lawsuit

+Mortimer, Stephen
(Died January 4, 2017, Age 14)
Cause of death: Suicide (Related to lack of support, social ostracism)
Location: Lancaster, England, UK
Disability: Asperger syndrome
Perpetrator: n/a
Source: Autistic teenager found hanged after discussing massacre

+Tull, Alex
(Died February 1, 2017, Age 18)
Cause of death: Suicide (Related to fear of “turning out evil”)
Location: Stockport, Manchester, England, UK
Disability: Asperger syndrome
Perpetrator: n/a
Source: Autistic teen who hanged himself feared being seen as different

Parra, Oralia
(Died June 22, 2017, Age 79)
Cause of death: Negligence; left nursing home through unsecured door, died of heat stroke
Location: Peoria, Arizona, USA
Disability: Dementia; nursing home resident
Perpetrator: Immanuel Campus of Care staff
Source: Peoria elderly care patient leaves facility, dies of heat exposure

*(n/a), Mahalakshmi
(Died June 28, 2017, Age 28)
Cause of death: Murder (Strangled)
Location: Bengaluru, Karnataka, India
Disability: Depression
Perpetrator: Shiv Kumar (Brother)
Source: Bengaluru man murders ‘fat’, ‘depressed’ sister for standing in the way of his marriage

*Cannon, Faye Lin
(Died July 3, 2017, Age 13)
Cause of death: Fatal abuse (Beaten; heart punctured by broken rib)
Location: Ambergris Caye, Belize
Disability: Mental illness (Claimed by parents)
Perpetrator: Anke Doehm (Adoptive mother) and David Doehm (Adoptive father)
Source: US Couple Held Pending Charges For Death of 13 Year Old Daughter

Denman, Jerry “Doug”
(Died July 6, 2017, Age 41)
Cause of death: Murder (Shot)
Location: Detroit, Michigan, USA
Disability: Mental illness
Perpetrator: Unsolved
Source: Mentally disabled man found shot to death on Detroit sidewalk

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