Nikko Jenkins—black, age 26
Sentenced in Douglas County, Nebraska
By: a jury
Date of Crime: 8/11/13, 8/19/13, 8/21/13
Prosecution’s case/defense response: First Jenkins and two female cohorts lured two men to a park on the pretense that the women would perform sex acts; there Jenkins killed the men. Then Jenkins and a cohort convinced a man to help them perform a robbery; but instead shot him in the head. Finally, Jenkins and cohorts killed the victim during a carjacking. The defense claimed that Jenkins suffered from a mental illness that clouded his thinking.
Sources: Kearney Hub 5/30/17 (2017 WLNR 16839377)