Belfast Telegraph

Tuesday 23 September 2014

Inquest date for shooting massacre

A March 1 date has been set for the inquest into the deaths of mass killer Derrick Bird and his 12 victims

A date for the inquests into the deaths of mass killer Derrick Bird and the 12 victims he gunned down has been set.

The hearing, scheduled to last up to six weeks, will take place in Workington, Cumbria, from March 1.

Taxi driver Bird, 52, went on a shooting rampage as he drove around west Cumbria on June 2 last year, before he shot himself.

HM Coroner for North and West Cumbria David Roberts will hear the joint inquests at the Energus conference centre.

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