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Jens Hansen
Born
Denmark
Died

January 12, 1896
Chicago, Illinois, United States

Cause of death Suicide
Attack information
Date January 12, 1896
Location(s) Chicago, Illinois, United States
Target(s) Family
Killed 6
Weapon(s) Gas

Jens Hansen (also identified as Peter Hougaard) was a Dane who gassed his wife, five children, and himself in Chicago, Illinois, United States on January 12, 1896.

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VictimsEdit

  • Mrs. Jansen, 38, his wife
  • Hans Jansen, 14, his son
  • Jennie Jansen, 10, his daughter
  • Olga Jansen, 8, his daughter
  • Maud Jansen, 6, his daughter
  • Tella Jansen, 2, his daughter

See alsoEdit

  • Richard Klaettke, a carpenter who killed six family members in Chicago on Feburary 5, 1896.

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Further readingEdit

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