Summary: former professional rugby league player who began his career in 1999 with Whitehaven RLFC before being transferred to the nearby club Workington Town, where he struggled with a recurring knee injury and ultimately required four operations in six years but who retired from professional rugby league after the 2008 season and whose brother Rob Purdham is captain of the Harlequins Rugby League.
Cause of Death: Shot to death during a shooting rampage
Born: October 20, 1978
Died: June 2, 2010
Location: Gosforth, Cumbria, England