Jimmy Nesbitt




Age: 79


Summary: Irish veteran police detective with the Royal Ulster Constabulary (RUC) who was best known for having headed the Murder Squad team investigating the notorious Shankill Butchers' killings in the mid-1970's while he was working from the C Division headquarters at Tennent Street off Shankill Road in Belfast, but who had eventually caught most of the "Butchers" gang which led to their convictions and have received a total of 67 commendations (including an Order of the British Empire in recognition of his services fighting terrorism in 1980) throughout his career becoming the highest number for any policeman in the history of the United Kingdom



Cause of Death: Brief illness


Born: September 29, 1934


Died: August 27, 2014


Location: Belfast, Ireland