Sports star, wife and three children died in the burning car

Rowan Baxter and his three children, all under ten years old, were found dead in their car by firefighters on Wednesday morning. It writes multiple media incl

Sports star, wife and three children died in the burning car

Rowan Baxter and his three children, all under ten years old, were found dead in their car by firefighters on Wednesday morning. It writes multiple media incl

Ann McDonald
Ann McDonald
19 February 2020 Wednesday 09:00
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Sports star, wife and three children died in the burning car

Rowan Baxter and his three children, all under ten years old, were found dead in their car by firefighters on Wednesday morning.

It writes multiple media including the BBC, who have had it confirmed by the police.

Hannah Baxter, who was the wife of Rowan and mother to the three children, died later at the hospital of large burns.

the Family died after the car went on fire. Photo: Hannah Baxter/Facebook

According to the media, she was heard shouting 'he pours gasoline on me', while she tried to get away from the car.

Police are investigating now the deaths and has stated to the BBC.

- It is a terrible scene that has unfolded here. It is very early in the investigation, but the car was in flames when police arrived at the site, said Mark Thompson.

Police found 42-year-old Rowan Baxter and his three children, respectively six, four and three years died in the car.

Rowan sat in the passenger seat in the front of the car, while Hannah drove the car.

Several resident told to the media that they had seen Hannah Baxter jump out of the car, while there was a fire in her.

She was brought to the hospital in critical condition. She was pronounced dead later in the day.

the Police have also treated a passer-by, who tried as best he could to help Hannah Baxter.

Rowan Baxter has made a career as a player for the New Zealand Warriors, but stopped for running a gym with his wife.

police commissioner Mark Ryan has spoken out about the horrific incident.

- My thoughts are with those involved in this tragedy.

According to multiple media were paired in time with a separation.

Rowan Baxter, who was 42 years old, has previously played in the rugby club New Zealand Warriors.

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