Prison inmate Rick Bird dies

Thursday, January 2, 2020

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.



Printed from the Iowa Department of Corrections website on June 18, 2021 at 6:51am.