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Classification: Murderer Characteristics: Parricide - Allegedly incestuous relationship Number of victims: 1 Date of murder: November 17, 1972 Date of birth: 1951 Victim profile: Barbara Daly Baekeland (his mother) Method of murder: Stabbing with knife Location: London, England, United Kingdom Status: Found guilty of manslaughter, 1973. Released on July 21, 1980. He relocated to New York City to live with his grandmother, stabbing but not killing her less than a week later. He was sent to…

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Barbara Daly Baekeland was a wealthy socialite who was murdered by her son, Antony Baekeland. Baekeland had a complex and allegedly incestuous relationship with her gay son, Antony. She attempted to “fix” her son by having prostitutes take him to bed; after this failed, Baekeland was alleged to have manipulated or coerced her son into having sex with her.

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He will kill you: Shrink warned mother of Baekeland plastics heir

Barbara Daly Baekeland, with her son Antony Baekeland.

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He will kill you: Shrink warned mother of Baekeland plastics heir

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Savage Grace (2007)

Directed by Tom Kalin. With Julianne Moore, Eddie Redmayne, Stephen Dillane, Anne Reid. A dramatization of the shocking Barbara Daly Baekeland murder case, which happened in a posh London flat on Friday 17 November 1972. The bloody crime caused a stir on both sides of the Atlantic and remains one of the most memorable American Tragedies...

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