Had an abusive childhood with a physically and emotionally abusive father who constantly berated his son's deafness. As a 23-year-old man in Llanfairfechan, Wales, was repeatedly taunted and made fun of in a pub by a hearing man because of his deafness and poor speaking voice. They had a minor altercation in the pub, then both went home by the same route. The hearing man taunted Roberts again in front of his house, and Roberts followed him into the house and beat him savagely, leaving him dead. In court, was found guilty of murder and sentenced to life imprisonment.
Deaf Crime Casebook, p.109-116.