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10 year old Zahra Baker was murdered. Zahra Baker was born in Australia to Emily Dietrich and Adam Baker who both lived in Wagga Wagga, Australia. Emily, who had postpartum depression after Zahra's birth, gave custody to Baker. Baker took Zahra and moved with his parents to Giru, Australia in 2004 to work in a sugar mill. Zahra, who was diagnosed with bone cancer in 2005, later suffered a bout of lung cancer as well. As a result of her cancer she had her lower leg amputated and had to wear hearing aids. Baker reportedly met Elisa Fairchild, originally from western North Caroline, online on an IMVU website. Fairchild visited Baker in Australia and they soon married. Fairchild was previously married 6 times and was still married when she married Baker. Zahra's cancer went into remission in 2008 shortly before she moved to the United States with her Father and new step-mother. After moving to North Carolina, the Bakers settled in Hickory where Zahra attended public school until she was homeschooled. It is not known, however, if he was homeschooled at all. It is suspected that Zahra was taken out of public school after allegations of child abuse and reports concerning Zahra and possible child abuse and implicating Fairchild. Many neighbours of Zahra claimed that Fairchild was physically and mentally abusive and neglecting Zahra. Two teachers visited Zahra's home, after Zahra went to school with a black eye while she was in fourth grade. CPS had visited the residence numerous times before Zahra had died and the Bakers had moved a few times during this time. Reports of Fairchild's abusive behaviour had been investigated by CPS in regards to Fairchild's biological children dating back as far as 1999. Elisa has 3 children from 2 different relationships: a daughter born out of wedlock and a son and a daughter from a previous marriage. A 911 call was made by Fairchild on October 9th, 2010, at 5:30 am reporting a fire in the back of the residence. When the police came for the reported fire they found a ransom note and the smell of gasoline coming from Bakers company truck- - 13 minutes ago