David Cedric Morgan
David Cedric Morgan
Background information
Born ca. 1964
Penalty Life imprisonment
Attack information
Date December 8, 1994
Location(s) Birmingham, United Kingdom
Target(s) Department store
Killed 0
Injured 15
Weapon(s) Two knives

David Cedric Morgan (also known as The Rackham's Slasher) was a British man who wounded 15 people with a 12-inch butcher's boning knife and a bread knife at a department store in Birmingham, United Kingdom on December 8, 1994, before being arrested. He was sentenced to life imprisonment.[1][2][3][4][5][6][7][8]


Among those wounded were:

  • Karen Crosby, 35, store manager
  • Joanne Evans, 28, shop worker
  • Jan Twining, 50, shopper
  • Deana Lawson, 48


  • World in Action: Terror in Store; Granada Television, 1996.