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Frederick Moses McCallum
Frederick Moses McCallum
Background information
Ethnicity Métis
Occupation Labourer
Born ca. 1949
Penalty Found not guilty by reason of insanity
Imprisoned at Saskatchewan Federal Penitentiary
Attack information
Date January 30, 1969
Location(s) Buffalo Narrows, Canada
Target(s) Pederson family
Killed 7
Injured 1
Weapon(s) Fire axe

Frederick Moses McCallum was a Canadian who killed seven people and wounded an eighth at a house in Buffalo Narrows, Canada on January 30, 1969. He was later arrested and found not guilty by reason of insanity.

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LifeEdit

MurdersEdit

VictimsEdit

  • Thomas Pederson, 32
  • Bernadette Pederson, 30, Thomas Pederson's wife
  • Grace Ann Pederson, 8, daughter of Thomas and Bernadette Pederson
  • Robert Thomas Pederson, 5, son of Thomas and Bernadette Pederson
  • Richard Daniel Pederson, 4, son of Thomas and Bernadette Pederson
  • Rhoda Beatrice Pederson, 2, daughter of Thomas and Bernadette Pederson
  • John Baptiste Herman, 48

Wounded was Fred Donald Pederson, 8.

AftermathEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. 4 Children Among 7 Killed With an Ax in Saskatchewan, The New York Times (January 31, 1969)
  2. Seven slain in ax-attack, The Bryan Times (January 31, 1969)
  3. Intruder with axe leaves seven dead, St. Petersburg Times (January 31, 1969)
  4. McCallum fit to stand trial, The Leader-Post (October 21, 1969)
  5. McCallum moved to penitentiary, The Leader-Post (January 15, 1970)
  6. Seven killed by axe, Prince George Citizen (January 30, 1969)
  7. Seven slain with axe at Buffalo Narrows, The Leader-Post (January 30, 1969)
  8. Suspect to P.A. to face charges, The Leader-Post (January 31, 1969)
  9. Psychiatric test ordered for suspect, The Leader-Post (February 1, 1969)
  10. Suspect faces tests, The Leader-Post (February 3, 1969)
  11. 600 attend funeral, The Leader-Post (February 5, 1969)
  12. Axe victims' funeral, The Leader-Post (February 6, 1969)
  13. Accused's counsel complains, The Leader-Post (February 7, 1969)
  14. McCallum remanded to Feb. 28, The Leader-Post (February 22, 1969)
  15. McCallum hearing closed, The Leader-Post (March 1, 1969)
  16. McCallum remanded in custody, The Leader-Post (March 8, 1969)
  17. McCallum hearing to move, The Leader-Post (March 12, 1969)
  18. McCallum hearing adjourned, The Leader-Post (March 15, 1969)
  19. McCallum remanded, The Leader-Post (March 21, 1969)
  20. Remand requested, The Leader-Post (March 29, 1969)
  21. Axe-slaying trial due to open Monday, The Leader-Post (May 24, 1969)
  22. "Sure I killed them," - suspect, The Leader-Post (October 18, 1969)
  23. Jury hears expert testify, The Leader-Post (October 20, 1969)
  24. McCallum not guilty by reason of insanity, The Leader-Post (October 22, 1969)
  25. Blood-stained axe before court, The Leader-Post (October 15, 1969)
  26. Aunt describes blood on arm, The Leader-Post (October 16, 1969)
  27. Priest says McCallum asked him for last rites, The Leader-Post (October 17, 1969)
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