Rowland Barnes



Age: 64


Summary: Georgia Superior Court judge of Fulton County, Georgia since 1998 who oversaw the 2003 trial of hockey star Dany Heatley (who was charged with vehicular homicide after the death of his teammate Dan Snyder in a car accident), but who was shot and killed along with court reporter Julie Brandau and deputy sheriff Hoyt Teasley by Brian Nichols, the defendant in a rape trial, inside the courthouse while awaiting for the hearings of the rape case.



Cause of Death: Homicide by shooting


Born: April 25, 1940


Died: March 11, 2005


Location: Atlanta, Georgia