10/20/2017

(Male), (Unknown)
(Died October 19, 2017, Age 22)
Cause of death: Murder (Beaten and set on fire by a mob, who believed he was a vampire)
Location: Blantyre, Malawi
Disability: Epilepsy
Perpetrator: A mob
Source: Malawi Mob Torch to Death Epilepsy Sufferer, Another Stoned to Death – Accused of Being ‘Bloodsuckers’

Scanlan, Daniel
(Died April 4, 2017, Age 84)
Cause of death: Murder (Blunt force head trauma)
Location: Easton, Pennsylvania, USA
Disability: Dementia
Perpetrator: Someone at Arden Courts of Old Orchard care facility
Source: Death of 84-year-old man at personal care home is a homicide

!Wetherington, Christopher Lee
(Died May 12, 2015, Age 33)
Cause of death: Medical neglect; lithium levels not monitored, symptoms of poisoning ignored
Location: New Bern, North Carolina, USA
Disability: Bipolar disorder
Perpetrator: Craven County Jail staff
Source: ‘They . . . let him lay in there and die.’ Families question jail health care.

!Schott, Ellin Beth
(Died August 26, 2015, Age 57)
Cause of death: Medical neglect; withdrawal from anti-seizure medication; seizures ignored
Location: Greensboro, North Carolina, USA
Disability: Epilepsy
Perpetrator: Guilford County Jail staff
Source: ‘They . . . let him lay in there and die.’ Families question jail health care.

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