Maxwell Peterson

Photo of Maxwell Peterson.Name: Maxwell J. Peterson.
Died: July 21, 2015.
Age at death: 16.
Cause of death: Murder-suicide.
Location: Madison, Wisconsin, USA.
Disability: Angelman syndrome.

Maxwell’s father took him to a park and killed him by slitting his throat and shooting him with a nail gun. Then he killed himself.

Maxwell liked playing basketball.

Perpetrator: Theodore R. Peterson (Father).

Source: Son identified, father held in killing at Token Creek County Park