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William Dilworth Bauer
William Bauer and family
William Bauer (left) with his wife, children, and parents-in-law.
Background information
Occupation Engineer
Born ca. 1907
Died

January 28, 1956(1956-01-28) (aged 48)
Parsippany-Troy Hills, United States

Cause of death Suicide
Parents Anna Bauer
Spouse(s) Alice Neuber
Attack information
Date January 28, 1956
Location(s) Parsippany-Troy Hills, United States
Target(s) Family
Killed 6
Weapon(s) 12-gauge shotgun

William Dilworth Bauer was an American engineer who killed six of his relatives in Parsippany-Troy Hills, United States on January 28, 1956, before committing suicide.

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VictimsEdit

  • Anna Bauer, 84, his mother
  • Alice Bauer, 35, his wife
  • Elizabeth Jane Bauer, 5, his daughter
  • Peter David Bauer, 20 months, his son
  • Unique C. Nuber, 66, father of Alice Bauer
  • Mrs. Nuber, mother of Alice Bauer

ReferencesEdit

  1. Berserk father kills 6 and self, The New York Times (January 29, 1956)
  2. Joint funeral set in family tragedy, The New York Times (January 30, 1956)
  3. 7 in family shot to death in New Jersey, The Victoria Advocate (January 29, 1956)
  4. Plan mass funeral for 7 slain in N. J., The Lewiston Daily Sun (January 30, 1956)
  5. Motive still lacking in mass killing, Schenectady Gazette (January 31, 1956)
  6. Former Scotia man goes berserk; kills his entire family, self with shotgun, Schenectady Gazette (January 30, 1956)
  7. Father kills family of 6 then himself, The Spencer Sunday Times (January 29, 1956)
  8. Father slaughters six of family and self, Reading Eagle (January 29, 1956)
  9. Where seven were found slain, Reading Eagle (January 29, 1956)
  10. Crazed dad murders 6 in family, The Miami News (January 29, 1956)
  11. Father kills 6, takes own life, The Pittsburgh Press (January 29, 1956)
  12. Devout churchman slaughters six in family, then himself, The Tuscaloosa News (January 29, 1956)
  13. Father kills family and self on verge of vacation, Rome News-Tribune (January 29, 1956)
  14. Kills six in family, takes own life, Daytona Beach Sunday News-Journal (January 29, 1956)
  15. Motive sought in slaying of family of 6, Lakeland Ledger (January 30, 1956)
  16. Kin quizzed in slaying of family, The Miami News (January 30, 1956)
  17. Probe opens in 7 deaths, Reading Eagle (January 30, 1956)
  18. Shooting victims, Rome Daily Sentinel (January 30, 1956)
  19. Mass funeral held for seven who died in Jersey massacre, The Times Record (January 31, 1956)
  20. Saddened kin plan to bury seven slain, Pittsburgh Post-Gazette (January 30, 1956)
  21. Probe slaying of six in N. J. family Friday, The Gettysburg Times (January 30, 1956)
  22. Last minute flashes, Spokane Daily Chronicle (January 28, 1956)
  23. Family of seven shot to death; dad blamed, The Spokesman-Review (January 29, 1956)
  24. 7 in family shot to death, Spokane Daily Chronicle (January 28, 1956)
  25. Killed family, self in shotgun spree, Wilmington Morning Star (January 30, 1956)
  26. Relatives quizzed for multiple killing background, motives, The Tuscaloosa News (January 30, 1956)
  27. New Jersey husband slays six members of his family, Wilmington Morning Star (January 29, 1956)
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  36. Burial for shooting victims, Oneonta Star (February 2, 1956)
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