8/29/2017

!Wilkins, Lucky Lee Jr.
(Died May 28, 2014, Age 29)
Cause of death: Suicide (Denied mental health treatment)
Location: Schenectady, New York, USA
Disability: Depression
Perpetrator: Schenectady County Jail staff
Source: Schenectady jail death case settles for $100,000

Stevenson, Graham
(Died May 21, 2017, Age 79)
Cause of death: Murder (Stabbed, house burned)
Location: Clifton Springs, New York, USA
Disability: None; killer claimed he had mental illness and was suicidal
Perpetrator: Stuart McKnight
Source: Accused Clifton Springs man pleads not guilty to neighbour’s murder

Hooks, William
(Died August 24, 2017, Age 89)
Cause of death: Murder (Beating)
Location: Wadesboro, North Carolina, USA
Disability: Unspecified; nursing home resident
Perpetrator: Donald Pressley (Fellow resident at Anson Health and Rehabilitation)
Source: Man at NC nursing home killed fellow resident, police say

!Henderson, Wayne
(Died August 27, 2017, Age 25)
Cause of death: Beaten, causing seizures; medical neglect thereafter, resulting in death
Location: New York City, New York, USA
Disability: Schizophrenia
Perpetrator: Staff at Rikers Island
Source: Wheelchair-bound inmate dies after Rikers denies medical treatment: family

*Sarkar, Aishika “Shreya”
(Died August 27, 2017, Age 7)
Cause of death: Murder (Thrown off building, twice)
Location: J. P. Nagar, Bengaluru, India
Disability: Autism
Perpetrator: Swathi Sarkar (Mother)
Source: Bengaluru woman kills 7-year-old daughter by flinging her off terrace, twice

*Mizutani, Hideko
(Died August 28, 2017, Age 90)
Cause of death: Murder (Stabbed)
Location: Yokohama, Japan
Disability: Unspecified; wheelchair user
Perpetrator: Taisuke Mikami (Grandson)
Source: 34-year-old man arrested over murder of 90-year-old grandmother

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