James Reid Baxter
Born ca. 1864
Died

April 8, 1908(1908-04-08) (aged 43)
Invercargill, New Zealand

Cause of death Suicide
Spouse(s) Elizabeth Baxter
Attack information
Date April 8, 1908
Location(s) Invercargill, New Zealand
Target(s) Family
Killed 6
Weapon(s) Stove scraper

James Reid Baxter was a New Zealander who killed six people in Invercargill, New Zealand on April 8, 1908, before committing suicide.

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Victims[edit | edit source]

  • Elizabeth Baxter, 37, his wife
  • Phyllis Baxter, 11, his daughter
  • Basil Baxter, 9, his son
  • Roy Baxter, 4, his son
  • Ronald Baxter, 2, his son
  • John Colin Baxter, 6 weeks, his son

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