*Guy, Betty
(Died November 7, 2011, Age 84)
Cause of death: Murder (Smothered with a pillow)
Location: Haverfordwet, England, UK
Disability: Frail elder
Perpetrator: Barry Rogers (Grandson) and Penelope John (Daughter)
Source: Betty Guy murder trial: ‘I’ll finish off ill gran’

*Witterman, Mercedes “Bunny”
(Died January 16, 2017, Age 69)
Cause of death: Murder-suicide (Shot)
Location: Sylmar, Los Angeles, California, USA
Disability: Unspecified; wheelchair user
Perpetrator: Rubin Witterman (Husband)
Source: Mercedes Witterman, 69

*McKenzie, Ellen
(Died January 30, 2017, Age 48)
Cause of death: Murder-suicide (Shot)
Location: Chattanooga, Tennessee, USA
Disability: Chronic illness
Perpetrator: Joseph Yates (Boyfriend)
Source: East Ridge couple who died in apparent murder-suicide remembered as very close

*Swanson, Estelle “Essie” Millifera
(Died April 9, 2017, Age 66)
Cause of death: Murder-suicide (Stabbed)
Location: Kirkland, Washington, USA
Disability: Chronic illness or mental illness
Perpetrator: David Swanson (Husband)
Source: Police: Kirkland couple dead in murder-suicide were confronting ‘health issues’

*Upshaw, Murray
(Died May 6, 2017, Age 40)
Cause of death: Multiple murder (Shot)
Location: Detroit, Michigan, USA
Disability: Visually impaired
Perpetrator: Dante Louis Coker aka Dante Binion (Son)
Source: Woman, blind man fatally shot on Detroit’s west side

*Islam, Ariful, aka Arif Hossain
(Died June 24, 2017, Age Unknown)
Cause of death: Murder (To “frame old enemies”)
Location: Hajipur, Bihar, India
Disability: Unspecified physical disability
Perpetrator: Yakut Ali (Uncle)
Source: Man murders disabled nephew to frame opponents

Western, Sandra Ann Neace
(Died July 7, 2017, Age 74)
Cause of death: Neglect/Negligence
Location: St. Petersburg, Florida, USA
Disability: Rheumatoid arthritis
Perpetrator: Suncoast Manor Retirement Community staff
Source: Executor accuses nursing home of wrongful death

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