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James Alan Day
James Alan Day
Background information
Occupation Electrician
Born (1948-09-16)September 16, 1948
Evansville, Indiana, United States
Died

October 18, 1984(1984-10-18) (aged 36)
Evansville, Indiana, United States

Cause of death Suicide
Parents Alvey Auburn Day
Ada Marcella Jochim
Spouse(s) Candace Leah Young
Attack information
Date October 18, 1984
6 a.m.
Location(s) Evansville, Indiana, United States
Target(s) Family
Killed 6
Weapon(s) .22-caliber semi-automatic pistol
Semi-automatic pistol

James Alan Day was an American electrician who killed his six children in Evansville, Indiana, United States on October 18, 1984, before committing suicide.

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VictimsEdit

  • Michael Anthony Day, 15, his son
  • Bartholomew Andrew Day, 14, his son
  • John Alan Day, 9, his son
  • Stephen Alexander Day, 8, his son
  • Christopher Anderson Day, 7, his son
  • Laura Angelic Day, 6, his daughter

ReferencesEdit

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  2. Father kills 6 children, himself, The Courier (October 19, 1984)
  3. Father who killed 6 children, self had shot at wife months before, Ocala Star-Banner (October 19, 1984)
  4. Wife protected killer in an earlier dispute, The Deseret News (October 19, 1984)
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