Timothy J. Dowd


Age: 99

Summary: Irish-born retired New York police detective who led the manhunt that finally ensnared Son of Sam serial killer David Berkowitz whose year-long shooting spree and evasion of the police spread fear across the five boroughs from 1976 to 1977.

Cause of Death: Natural causes

Born: May 30, 1915

Died: December 26, 2014

Millbrook, New York