Prison inmate Rick Bird dies
IOWA CITY – Rick Fay Bird was pronounced dead due to natural causes at 3:10 p.m. on Wednesday, January 1, 2020 at the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics. Bird was 72 years old at the time of his death.
Bird had been serving a life sentence for the crime of Murder 1st Degree in Union County. His incarceration began on October 24, 1997.