Robert Heard

 

 

 

Age: 84

 

Summary: one-time Associated Press reporter in the 1960's who was among one of more than 30 people wounded in sniper Charles Whitman's bloody rampage from the top of the University of Texas Tower on August 1, 1966 as 16 others died from their injuries.

 

 

Cause of Death: Complications from surgery for a broken hip

 

Born: April 10, 1930

 

Died: April 15, 2014

 

Location: Austin, Texas