Chris Harper Mercer Biography

Updated On Jul 19, 2019 Published On Nov 07, 2017
Facts of Chris Harper Mercer
Date of Birth: 1989 , July-6
Birth Nation: United Kingdom
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Chris Harper Mercer who died at the age of 26 was considered to be mentally ill. When he was five years old he tried to jump out of his car. Shortly after the incident, he was diagnosed with Asperger syndrome

Chris mother said that he owned nine guns, including an assault-style rifle. Chris reportedly killed 13 people at a time. Nine of 13 bodies were found in one classroom at Umpqua Community College in Roseburg.  According to police records and interview transcripts, it was found that he asked victims if they believed in God before killing them and finally shot himself. 

Talking about his personal life, Chris is the holder of English nationality and belongs to the white ethnicity. There are no reported affairs or girlfriend of Chris. Chris died in 2015 by shooting himself. 


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Born in United Kingdom

July 26 , 1989

Chris was born in United kingdom to father Ian Bernard Mercer and mother Laurel Margaret Harper. Chris moved to the United States at very young age together with stepsister Carmen Nesnick.

Died in United States


According to newly released police records and interview transcripts. It was found that he asked some of them if they believed in God, then killed them one by one before shooting himself.