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.
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.
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.
Robert Nixon has been listed on Killer.Cloud since November of 2016 and was last updated 3 years ago.
The unlawful killing of two or more victims by the same offender(s), in separate events. Serial Killer as defined by the FBI at the 2005 symposium.
Rape is usually defined as having sexual intercourse with a person who does not want to, or cannot consent.
|Nickname:||The Brick Moron, The Brick Bat Murders|
|Victims:||5 - 5|
|Years Active:||1937 - 1938|
|Active Countries:||United States|
|Life Span:||- 1939|
|Religious Affiliation:||Apostasy in Catholicism|
|Birth Location:||Tallulah, City in Louisiana|
|Arrested:||May 28, 1938|
|Sentence:||death by electrocution|
|Prison Location:||Cook County Jail, Chicago, Cook County, Illinois, US|
|Executed:||Jun 16, 1939|
|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|
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.
|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|
The following serial killers were active during the same time span as Robert Nixon (1937-1938).
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|kill at victims home||TRUE||323|
|living with children||FALSE||268|
|killed in prison||FALSE||218|
|kill at killers home||FALSE||320|
|sex with body||FALSE||430|
|ate part of body||FALSE||451|
|totem body part||FALSE||365|
|totem personal item||FALSE||354|
Robert Nixon is included in the following pages on Killer.Cloud the Serial Killer Database