4/10/2018

Doran, Maureen
(Died September 3, 2013, Age 68)
Cause of death: Neglect/Abuse (Contracted pneumonia while recovering from facial fractures inflicted by fellow resident and leg fractures sustained while unsupervised; died of sepsis)
Location: Woodbridge, New Jersey, USA
Disability: Developmental disability
Perpetrator: Woodbridge Developmental Center staff and fellow resident
Source: N.J. to pay $1.4M to family of disabled woman who died during ‘chaotic’ staff cuts

!Harper, Clifton
(Died December 7, 2015, Age 19)
Cause of death: Suicide/Neglect (Suicide; denied mental health treatment, suicide risks ignored)
Location: Roanoke, Virginia, USA
Disability: Bipolar disorder, psychosis, paranoia, and schizophrenia
Perpetrator: Roanoke City Jail staff
Source: Roanoke City Jail wrongful death lawsuit still working through court system

Miller, Mary Ann
(Died February 12, 2016, Age 79)
Cause of death: Neglect (Bedsores)
Location: East Stroudsburg, Pennsylvania, USA
Disability: Elder nursing home resident
Perpetrator: Golden Living Center – Stroud staff
Source: Administrator alleges Golden Living Center – Stroud failed to adequately treat mother

Haynes, Shauna
(Died April 6, 2016, Age 21)
Cause of death: Murder (Raped, strangled)
Location: San Diego, California, USA
Disability: Bipolar disorder
Perpetrator: Joshua Palmer (Co-worker)
Source: Attorney: Man Who Stuffed Dead Co-Worker into Suitcase Was Sexually Humiliated

Clukey, Trilbie L.
(Died June 4, 2017, Age 84)
Cause of death: Negligence (Multiple falls; rib fracture and head injury)
Location: Charleston, West Virginia, USA
Disability: Elder nursing home resident
Perpetrator: Brookdale Charleston Gardens staff
Source: Family members blame Charleston nursing home facility operators for woman’s death

*West, Kathleen Dawn “Kat”
(Died January 13, 2018, Age 42)
Cause of death: Murder (Hit in the head with a bottle)
Location: Calera, Alabama, USA
Disability: Bipolar disorder
Perpetrator: William Jeffrey West (Husband)
Source: Bond cut denied for man accused of killing exhibitionist wife: report

*Kumari, Laxmi
(Died April 8, 2018, Age 13)
Cause of death: Neglect (Died after seven days of no medication and eating nothing but fruit while praying for a cure)
Location: Singhpur, Punjab, India
Disability: Epilepsy
Perpetrator: Mantu Mahto (Father) and her mother
Source: 13-year-old dies praying for divine intervention to cure her epilepsy

Zriny, Amanda
(Died April 8, 2018, Age 26)
Cause of death: Murder-suicide (Strangled)
Location: Lucas, Texas, USA
Disability: Unspecified; wheelchair user, limited communication
Perpetrator: Don Zriny (Father)
Source: Collin County investigators: Dad strangled daughter before hanging himself

Fatima, Noor
(Died April 9, 2018, Age 8)
Cause of death: Murder (Raped, burned alive)
Location: Mohammadabad, Uttar Pradesh, USA
Disability: Intellectual disability
Perpetrator: “Unidentified persons”
Source: Shutter-down in Chichawatni after ‘rape’, murder of mentally retarded girl

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