Miscellaneous & Unknown Dates

*(Multiple people), (Dozens to hundreds)
(Died Every year, Age Elder)
Cause of death: Thalaikoothal (Traditional murder or assisted suicide of the elderly)
Location: Tamil Nadu, India
Disability: Elder disabled
Perpetrator: Family members
Source: Thalaikoothal

(Unknown), (~130 hospital patients)
(Died 1993-1995, Age All ages)
Cause of death: Poisoned by injection into their Ivs
Location: Clinton, Indiana, USA
Disability: Various; hospital patients
Perpetrator: Orville Lynn Majors (Serial killer; LPN)
Source: Orville Lynn Majors

(Unknown), (513+ people labeled “vagrants”; many were disabled)
(Died 1970s-early 1990s, especially just ahead of 1988 Seoul Olympics, Age all ages)
Cause of death: Beating, starvation, neglect, etc.
Location: South Korea
Disability: Various
Perpetrator: Various institutions in South Korea, notably the Brothers Home
Source: AP: S. Korea covered up mass abuse, killings of ‘vagrants’

(Unknown), (7 hospital patients)
(Died Unknown, Age Unknown)
Cause of death: Poisoned with potassium/morphine mix
Location: Ljubljana, Slovenia
Disability: Terminal illness
Perpetrator: Ivan Radan (Doctor)
Source: Mercy Killing Doctor Charged with Multiple Murders

*(Unknown), (Female)
(Died Unknown; news report of trial dated November 9, 2018, Age 73)
Cause of death: Abuse (Scalded in a bathtub)
Location: Krasnoyarsk, Siberia, Russia
Disability: Unspecified mobility impairment
Perpetrator: Her 39-year-old daughter-in-law
Source: Woman ‘burned disabled mother-in-law to death in bath of scalding water leaving her to die in agony after row’

+(Unknown), (Multiple Disabled Citizens)
(Died Early 1990s; reported by a defector in 1999, Age All ages, primarily children)
Cause of death: Fatal biological and chemical weapons testing
Location: North Korea
Disability: Mental and physical disabilities; dwarfism; developmental delays
Perpetrator: Kim Jong Un and his government
Source: North Korea’s disappeared: regime ‘performs experiments on disabled people before leaving them to die’

*(Unnamed), (Male)
(Died Undated, Age newborn)
Cause of death: Murder (Burned alive, following Yanomami tradition)
Location: CarcaraÍ, Brazil
Disability: “a malformation in his leg”
Perpetrator: His mother and tribe
Source: In Brazil, Activists Defend Infanticide Among Indigenous Tribes

al-Batta, Seca
(Died Undated, Age 18 months)
Cause of death: Medical malpractice
Location: Gaza City, Gaza Strip
Disability: Cerebral palsy
Perpetrator: Unspecified
Source: Palestinian man opens health center upon his daughter’s death

Al-Naeem, Nourah
(Died (Unknown), Age 25)
Cause of death: Negligence; choking while unsupervised
Location: Dammam, Saudi Arabia
Disability: Developmental disability, mobility impairment
Perpetrator: Dammam Comprehensive Rehabilitation Center staff
Source: Families seek probe of 7 inmates death at Dammam center

*Grabowski, Piotr
(Died Killer sentenced in November 2014 after a “lengthy trial”; date of death not mentioned, Age 31)
Cause of death: Murder (Beaten to death)
Location: Osztyn, Poland
Disability: Used a wheelchair
Perpetrator: Jacek Pawlak and Lukasz Kaminski, Joanna Grabowski (Piotr’s wife)
Source: Wife rewarded two men who murdered her wheelchair-bound husband by having a threesome immediately after they killed him

Jirak, Carolyn
(Died Sometime in 2013-2015, Age 62)
Cause of death: Abuse/Neglect (Abused; injuries ignored; died of pneumonia)
Location: Mineola, New York, USA
Disability: Developmental disability
Perpetrator: Staff at Independent Group Home Living Inc.
Source: 9 deaths, no charges raise questions about oversight agency

Kangup, Shirley
(Died Sometime before September 2017, Age Grade 12 student)
Cause of death: Murder, medical neglect (Tortured by vigilantes who suspected her of witchcraft; refused treatment at the hospital; died of injuries)
Location: Pompobus, Enga province, Papua New Guinea
Disability: Speech impediment
Perpetrator: Villagers in Pompobus
Source: ‘Bloodlust hysteria’: sorcery accusations a brutal death sentence in Papua New Guinea

*Kordyukova, Alexandra “Sasha”
(Died Before 2015, Age under 3)
Cause of death: Murder (Warfarin overdose)
Location: Ekaterinburg, Russia
Disability: Atypical hemolytic-uremic syndrome
Perpetrator: Elena Kordyukova (Mother)
Source: Mum ‘killed two of her disabled kids with rat poison so she could start a new family with healthy children’

*Kordyukova, Maxim
(Died Before 2015, Age under 3)
Cause of death: Murder (Warfarin overdose)
Location: Ekaterinburg, Russia
Disability: Atypical hemolytic-uremic syndrome
Perpetrator: Elena Kordyukova (Mother)
Source: Mum ‘killed two of her disabled kids with rat poison so she could start a new family with healthy children’

*Kordyukova, Mikhail “Misha”
(Died Before 2015, Age under 3)
Cause of death: Murder (Warfarin overdose)
Location: Ekaterinburg, Russia
Disability: Atypical hemolytic-uremic syndrome
Perpetrator: Elena Kordyukova (Mother)
Source: Mum ‘killed two of her disabled kids with rat poison so she could start a new family with healthy children’

+Mayerhofer, Ulrike
(Died June 26, 1944, Age 5)
Cause of death: Murder/Genocide (Neglect and overmedication during Nazi extermination of disabled children)
Location: Vienna, Austria
Disability: Autism, intellectual disability
Perpetrator: Nazi Germany
Source: Hans Asperger, National Socialism, and “race hygiene” in Nazi-era Vienna

*+Gibson, Dougie
(Died January 4, 1971, Age 13)
Cause of death: Murder (Shot)
Location: Santa Barbara, California, USA
Disability: Autism
Perpetrator: Alec Gibson (Father)
Source: Donvan, J., & Zucker, C. (2016). In a different key: The story of autism. Crown/Archetype.

*Vanhaverbeke, Maurice
(Died 1978, Age 79)
Cause of death: Murder (Suffocated with pillow)
Location: Menen, Belgium
Disability: Unspecified; chronic or terminal illness
Perpetrator: Ivo Poppe (Great-nephew)
Source: ‘Deacon of death’ accused of Belgium serial killings