James Shields, Sr.

 

 

Age: 39

 

Summary: licensed physical therapist and co-founder of the Manhattan-based company Score Rehabilitation specializing in at-home care for geriatric patients who shot and killed his ex-wife, Dutch TV actress Linda Olthof, and their 6-year-old son Jimmy Shields as well as his current wife Saskia Shields during a custodial visit in his Queens, New York apartment before killing himself in an apparent triple murder-suicide, in which investigators said Shields had been desponded over a bitter transatlantic custody battle and recently created an online fund-raising page seeking $30,000 to help with legal costs of fighting for custody of the boy who lived in the Netherlands with his mother but resulted in no donations.

 

 

Cause of Death: Self-inflicted gunshot wound

 

Born: February 25, 1979

 

Died: July 30, 2018

 

Location: Queens, New York