Derrick Bird

 

 

Age: 52

 

Summary: British unemployed cab driver and mass murderer believed to have been the lone gunman in a series of random shooting spree across the County of Cumbria, North West England, United Kingdom that left 12 people dead, including his twin brother David Bird, their family's solicitor Kevin Commons, a former coworker, and former semi-professional rugby league player Garry Purdham, in which the incident became one of the worst criminal acts involving firearms in British history since 1996.

 

 

Cause of Death: Suicide by self-inflicted gunshot wound

 

Born: November 27, 1957

 

Died: June 2, 2010

 

Location: Boot, Cumbria, England