Robert James Needham, 42, killed his wife and daughters, at the bedside using a legally owned shotgun.

Robert James Needham, 42, killed his wife and daughters, at the bedside using a legally owned shotgun.

A father has made a final family FaceTime which was just hours before shooting and murdering his wife, two children, and himself dead in a lockdown slaughter. Robert James Needham age 42, used a licensed and legally owned shotgun to kill Ava, 4, and Lexi, 2, as they lay in bed. Know more about the incident in the following lines.

What Did Robert James Needham?

Robert James Needham shot his lovely partner Kelly Fitzgibbons, 40, in the close range before shooting on himself.  An inquest was told how the family had got a takeaway delivered to their home on the first Saturday night of the Covid lockdown in 2020.  

Needham also took part in a family FaceTime call before the two girls were put to their bed.  The next day, Kelly’s uncle, Ronald Peacock, also found the bodies at the remote home in the village of Woodmancote, West Sussex.

He also told the hearing how he had climbed through an open window into the couple’s bedroom after hearing from Needham’s mother; Mr. Peacock also said: “I realized I could see Ava’s head on the bed, under the duvet. Both girls laying side by side in the bed.  “I could see Kelly on the floor, near the door. Rob was on the floor in the hallway.  “I climbed through the window.

The uncle also told how he found Needham lying in the hallway with the shotgun, which had a 3ft barrel, pointed in his head. The family’s dog Billy was also dead, with Mr. Peacock calling 999 before returning to the house.

Why Did Needham Murder His Family?

While it is not known why Needham killed his family. But as per reports, Robert used cocaine in the months before the lockdown was imposed.

He tried twice to buy the drug in the days before murdering his family. Forensic toxicologist Dr. John Slaughter also told the hearing Needham was not under the influence of cocaine or alcohol but could have been suffering from withdrawal symptoms.

Family and friends did not report any sort of tension between the couple and there were no reports of financial difficulties. Texts also showed tensions between the couple but the inquest was told there was nothing to suggest “violence or provide any reason for the subsequent callous actions of Robert”.

Robert James Needham Age, Family, and Early Life

Robert James Needham age was 42 years old at the time of his death. While his parents, as well as sibling details, are not known as of now.

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But Robert is known for killing himself and his wife and two daughters.

Robert James Needham Career, What was his profession?

His job and occupation details have not been opened up.

Robert James Needham Net Worth, How much does he earn?

Robert James Needham’s net worth figure is under the wraps.

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Which school/college did he go to? What was his major?

 His academic details have not been uncovered.

Robert James Needham Wife, What about his relationship?

Robert James was married to his wife; Kelly Fitzgibbons. The duo also had two adorable daughters; Ava and Lexi.

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His social media reach

His social media sites could not be traced at the time of publishing this article.

Robert James Needham’s Height, Weight, Sexual orientation,

HeightNot Available
WeightNot Available
Hair colorNot Available 
Body typeFit
 Sexual orientationStraight

Interesting facts about Robert James Needham’s which you should be knows

NationalityAmerican
EthnicityWhite
Zodiac signNot Available
Age42
Relationship  statusMarried
Children2
PartnerKelly Fitzgibbons

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