Friday, 4 June 2010

Finances studied in shootings probe

Crazed killer Derrick Bird's murky finances appeared to hold the key to why he launched a massacre that left 12 people dead.

He was apparently resentful about his twin brother's inheritance and feared being jailed for tax evasion when he set out on his 45-mile trail of destruction across Cumbria.

Police revealed taxi driver Bird, 52, first shot dead his twin brother David and the family's solicitor, Kevin Commons, 60, in a distinct phase before murdering 10 others in a frenzied hour of killing.

Cumbria Police Chief Constable Craig Mackey insisted officers could not have stopped the rampage. "At no stage did any police officer have the chance to end this any sooner," he said.

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1 comments:

Anonymous 5 June 2010 05:48  

remember Tax needn't be taxing.

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