Robert Nixon

The Brick Moron, The Brick Bat Murders

  Active for 2 years
(1937-1938) in United States

5

CONFIRMED
VICTIMS

5

POSSIBLE
VICTIMS
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  4. General Information
  5. Characteristics
  6. Childhood
  7. Cognitive Ability
  8. Incarceration
  9. Death
  10. 4 Timeline Events
  11. Serial Killers Active During Spree
  12. Boolean Statistical Questions
  13. 2 Books About Robert Nixon
  14. 6 External References
  15. Internal References

Robert Nixon an American serial killer and rapist known as the Brick Moron and the Brick Bat Murders. Nixon killed five women using a brick between 1937 and 1938. The Brick Bat Murders refers to a 1937 case that occurred in Los Angeles. Nixon sometimes had an accomplice named Earl Hicks (a.k.a. Howard Jones Green). Robert Nixon confessed to the five murders and was sentenced to death. In 1939, Robert Nixon was executed in the electric chair at the Cook County Jail. Some of the incidents in the novel Native Son are fictionalized versions of the Robert Nixon case.

Robert Nixon Serial Killer Profile

Serial Killer Robert Nixon (aka) The Brick Moron, The Brick Bat Murders, was active for 2 years between 1937-1938, known to have ( 5 confirmed / 5 possible ) victims. This Serial Killer was active in the following countries: United States

Prior to his spree he had commited crimes, and served time in jail.

In 1937 Robert Nixon started his killing spree, during his crimes as a serial killer he was known to rob, rape, and murder his victims. He was known to kill at the home of the victim.

He was arrested on May 28th 1938, sentenced to death by electrocution at Cook County Jail, Chicago, Cook County, Illinois, US. Nixon was convicted on charges of murder and other possible charges during his lifetime. Robert Nixon was executed on June 16th 1939.

Robert Nixon died on June 16th 1939, cause of death: capital punishment, executed by electrocution via electric chair at Cook County Jail, Chicago, Cook County, Illinois, US.

Profile Completeness: 73%
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Robert Nixon has been listed on Killer.Cloud since November of 2016 and was last updated 3 years ago.

Robert Nixon a known:

Robert Nixon
Serial Killer Profile:

Updated: 2019-05-13 Collected by Killer.Cloud
General Information
Name: Robert Nixon
Nickname: The Brick Moron, The Brick Bat Murders
Victims: 5 - 5
Years Active: 1937 - 1938
Active Countries: United States
Convicted Of: murder
Life Span:      - 1939
Characteristics
Gender: Male
Sexual Preference: N/A
Religious Affiliation: Apostasy in Catholicism
Marital Status: N/A
Children: N/A
Living With: N/A
Occupation: serial killer
Childhood Information
D.O.B.: N/A
Family Name: Nixon
Given Name: Robert
Birth Location: Tallulah, City in Louisiana
Birth Order: N/A
Siblings: N/A
Raised By: N/A
Birth Category: N/A
Mother: N/A
Father: N/A

Cognitive Ability
IQ: N/A
Highest School: N/A
Highest Degree:

Incarceration
Arrested: May 28, 1938
Convicted: N/A
Sentence: death by electrocution
Prison Location: Cook County Jail, Chicago, Cook County, Illinois, US
Executed: Jun 16, 1939
Previous Crimes: TRUE
Previous Jail: TRUE
Previous Prison: FALSE

Death Information
Death Date: Jun 16, 1939
Manner of Death: capital punishment
Cause of Death: executed by electrocution via electric chair
Death Location: Cook County Jail, Chicago, Cook County, Illinois, US
Killed In Prison: FALSE
Suicide: FALSE
4 Timeline Events of Serial Killer
Robert Nixon

The 4 dates listed below represent a timeline of the life and crimes of serial killer Robert Nixon. A complete collection of serial killer events can be found on our Serial Killer Timeline.

Date Event Description
1937
Robert Nixon started his serial killing spree. #1937
1938
Robert Nixon ended his serial killing spree. #1938
May 28 1938
Robert Nixon arrested. #19380528
Jun 16 1939
Robert Nixonwas executed.cause of death:capital punishment,executed by electrocution via electric chairat Cook County Jail, Chicago, Cook County, Illinois, US. #19390616
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Boolean Questions:
Killer
Question
Killer
Answer
Total
Answered
previous crimes TRUE 367
previous jail TRUE 352
kill at victims home TRUE 323
used weapon TRUE 453
rape TRUE 453
robbed TRUE 418
living with children FALSE 268
suicide FALSE 225
killed in prison FALSE 218
physically defect FALSE 300
speach defect FALSE 300
head injury FALSE 299
previous prision FALSE 336
previous killed FALSE 208
kill at killers home FALSE 320
used gun FALSE 451
torture FALSE 426
stalk FALSE 418
blindfold FALSE 363
bound FALSE 406
strangle FALSE 443
sex with body FALSE 430
mutilated FALSE 447
ate part of body FALSE 451
drank blood FALSE 442
posed body FALSE 365
totem body part FALSE 365
totem personal item FALSE 354


Books that Mention Robert Nixon

Book: Serial Killer Rapists (mentions serial killer Robert Nixon)
Kevin Smith
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2 Books that mention Serial Killer
Robert Nixon

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1733630619 Serial Killer Rapists 266
0875807399 Robert Nixon and Police T... 1
External References
  1. Q7348052 on www.wikidata.org, Retrieved on Nov 15, 2018.
  2. Robert Nixon (serial killer) on en.wikipedia.org, Retrieved on Nov 15, 2018.
  3. Juan Ignacio Blanco, Robert NIXON (serial killer) on murderpedia.org, Retrieved on Nov 15, 2018.
  4. Charles Leavelle, the Robert Nixon Case on people.virginia.edu, Retrieved on Nov 15, 2018.
  5. Ron Grossman, offensive news coverage inspired Native Son on www.chicagotribune.com, Retrieved on Nov 15, 2018.
  6. Robert Nixon on www.learning-history.com, Retrieved on Nov 15, 2018.
Internal References

Robert Nixon is included in the following pages on Killer.Cloud the Serial Killer Database

  1. #190 of 327[ Page 13 ] of Serial Killers active in the United States
  2. #195 of 307[ Page 13 ] of Serial Killer Rapist sorted by Confirmed Victims
  3. #290 of 651[ Page 20 ] of serial killers sorted by Profile Completeness
  4. #390 of 651[ Page 26 ] of serial killers sorted by Confirmed Victims
  5. #431 of 651[ Page 29 ] of the A-Z List of Serial Killers
  6. #476 of 651[ Page 32 ] of serial killers sorted by Years Active
Statistics:
Serial Killers Statistics, charts Robert Nixon is included in: Active Serial Killers by Country, Serial Killers By Gender, Mannor of Death, Active Serial Killers by Year and Statistical Boolean Questions.
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