William Phillips


Age: 60

Summary: employee of Jacobs Engineering of Pasadena, California who shot and killed NASA employee David Beverly and critically wounded another worker Fran Crenshaw while holding both hostage during a standoff at the Johnson Space Center office building after he had received poor work performance review and feared being fired, for which he blamed Beverly.

Cause of Death: Suicide by self-inflicted gunshot wound

Born: November 25, 1946

Died: April 20, 2007

Houston, Texas