Ashton and Ethan Yap

Photo: Flowers left at a green railing in front of a shallow canal. There are three bouquets of yellow flowers and a line of white roses.Name: Ashton Yap.
Name: Ethan Yap.

Died: January 21, 2022.
Age at death: 11.
Cause of death: Homicide.
Location: Singapore.

Ashton and Ethan were 11-year-old twins who lived in Singapore. Their bodies were found in a canal; they had been killed, and authorities arrested their father and charged him with murder.

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Brandon Andrews

Photo of a young man in a blue dress shirt and paisley navy tie. He has brown hair, brown skin, and brown eyes; in the background is a stone wall with a waterfall flowing over it.Name: Brandon Ato-Kwamina Andrews.
Died: January 17, 2022.
Age at death: 19.
Cause of death: Homicide (Arson fire).
Location: Pontiac, Michigan, USA.

Brandon enjoyed watching movies, swimming, and spending time with his family.

Brandon, his stepfather, and several other people all lived together in a two-story house. One January night, the house caught fire and was quickly engulfed in flames. Several people had to escape by jumping from the upstairs windows.

Brandon’s stepfather jumped from the second story, then called to Brandon to follow him. But he couldn’t persuade the young man to jump, and Brandon died in the fire, as did 59-year-old Jeff Donnelly, who also didn’t make it out.

Arson investigators examined the house and discovered that the fire had been deliberately started. The arson case is unsolved; but police have surveillance video of someone going from room to room in the house just before the fire. They are asking anyone who may know anything about the fire, or who might have seen anything unusual, to call the Sheriff’s Office at 248-858-5001 or the Detroit Crime Commission at 1-800-442-7766. A $5000 reward is offered.

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Cara Broyles

Name: Cara Lynn Broyles.
Died: December 1, 2021.
Age at death: 27.
Cause of death: Multiple homicide (Gunshot).
Location: Jacksonville, Florida, USA.

Police received a call from Cara’s home in which her father said he had killed his family. At the home, police found Cara’s body, along with that of her mother Candace and her brother Aaron. Cara’s father was arrested, telling police he had wanted to kill himself but could not go through with it.

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Chelsea and Connor Hill

Photo of two small children being held by an adult off-frame. The child on the left is a little girl with her dark-blond hair pulled away off her forehead, looking off to the left. She has pale skin. Her hands are blurred from flapping them. She is wearing a black dress with a white blouse. On the right is a little boy with wispy blond hair and pale skin, wearing a dark blue flannel shirt and hugging the adult's hand to his chest. His mouth is slightly open in a neutral expression.Name: Chelsea Hill.
Name: Connor Hill.
Died: August 5, 2021.
Age at death: 18.
Cause of death: Neglect (Starvation).
Location: Silverdale, Washington, USA.

Twin siblings Chelsea and Connor’s mother presented herself at an emergency room and said she was suicidal, and that there were two people dead at her home. When investigators checked the home, they found Chelsea and Connor dead, and police arrested their mother, who told them that she had “lost track of time” and forgotten to feed Chelsea and Connor.

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Darren Henson

Photo of a young, sandy-haired boy wearing a blue "Birthday Boy" ribbon. His hands are blurred from waving them. Name: Darren Henson.
Died: May 31, 2021.
Age at death: 9.
Cause of death: Multiple homicide (Stabbed).
Location: Louth, England, UK.

Darren was “a happy child with a kind heart”. He loved football (soccer), especially Chelsea. When he stayed with his grandmother and they watched the finals together, she says he cheered so loudly she nearly went deaf.

Darren’s stepfather stabbed him and his mother to death. His nine-month-old little sibling was in the house at the time, but survived unharmed and was found by emergency services. After being convicted of the murders, Darren’s stepfather was sentenced to 40 years to life.

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