7/18/2018

!Bennett, Michael
(Died July 8, 2002, Age 28)
Cause of death: Restraint-related (Traumatic asphyxia)
Location: Buffalo, New York, USA
Disability: Schizophrenia
Perpetrator: Erie County Holding Center staff
Source: Grand Jury Clears Deputies in Jail Death

!Henchen, Robert J.
(Died May 19, 2007, Age 42)
Cause of death: Neglect (Malnutrition/dehydration due to self-neglect while in jail; mental health crisis untreated)
Location: Buffalo, New York, USA
Disability: Schizophrenia
Perpetrator: Erie County Holding Center staff
Source: Henchen’s widow sues sheriff over his death

+Huckins, Justin
(Died May 19, 2016, Age 22)
Cause of death: Medical neglect (Untreated head injury)
Location: Clear Lake, Iowa, USA
Disability: Autism, epilepsy
Perpetrator: One Vision group home staff
Source: Trial date set for Clear Lake wrongful death suit involving One Vision

*Ross, Amir
(Died May 31, 2016, Age 1)
Cause of death: Abuse (Beaten to death)
Location: Decatur, Georgia, USA
Disability: Developmental disabilities; tube-fed
Perpetrator: Eric Ross (Father) and Angel Branch (Mother)
Source: Couple Beat Disabled Toddler To Death: Charges

Sciacca, Josephine
(Died July 9, 2017, Age 88)
Cause of death: Medical neglect (Choked; no choking risk assessment done, no precautions taken)
Location: Clearwater, Florida, USA
Disability: Elder nursing home resident
Perpetrator: The Oaks of Clearwater staff
Source: Oaks of Clearwater nursing home accused of wrongful death

Scott, Patrick
(Died February 3, 2018, Age 27)
Cause of death: Murder (Shot)
Location: Berkeley, California, USA
Disability: Unspecified
Perpetrator: Unsolved
Source: $30K reward offered in unsolved slaying case of disabled Oakland man

*+Billingslea, Tamira
(Died July 9, 2018, Age 3)
Cause of death: Neglect (Left unsupervised; drowned)
Location: Valparaiso, Indiana, USA
Disability: Autism
Perpetrator: Tasia Perkins (Mother)
Source: Attorney: Evidence challenges claims of neglect in drowning death of Valparaiso girl

(Unknown), (Male)
(Died July 16, 2018, Age 74)
Cause of death: Murder (Beaten)
Location: Ogden, Utah, USA
Disability: Mental illness
Perpetrator: Jose Robert Zamora (Neighbor)
Source: Man arrested and charged in connection with Ogden murder

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