Death of Bruce Reynolds

September 7, 1931 - February 28, 2013
London, England | Age 81

UK 'Great Train Robber' Bruce Reynolds dies at 81
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JILL LAWLESS, The Associated Press

LONDON (AP) — Bruce Reynolds, the mastermind of the "Great Train Robbery" in Britain that brought its perpetrators cash, incarceration and pop-culture fame, died Thursday. He was 81.

Reynolds was part of a gang that stole sacks containing 2.6 million pounds from a Glasgow-to-London mail train in August 1963. The haul would be worth more than 40 million pounds ($60 million) today, and was then Britain's biggest-ever robbery.

Reynolds escaped...

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