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The judge ordered a psychiatric evaluation, and a psychiatrist concluded that Jenkins had antisocial personality dysfunction and was faking psychotic symptoms. OMAHA, Neb. — A sentencing listening to is again anticipated to be delayed for a person going through a potential demise sentence for killing four people in Omaha just weeks after he left jail. Erica Jenkins has since been sentenced to life in prison for killing Bradford. She has also been convicted of robbing Uribe-Pena and Cajiga-Ruiz earlier than her brother shot and killed them. Jenkins was sentenced to dying after a violent killing spree in August 2013.
- He had threatened violence while incarcerated and begged corrections officials to commit him to a psychological well being establishment.
- He smirked and laughed briefly as prosecutors recounted particulars of his victims’ deaths.
- With the existence of these letters — which have been reported beforehand in The World-Herald — Jenkins advised that prosecutors can be better off in the event that they didn’t pursue the demise penalty.
- However, in an interview with The World-Herald, Dunning said expertise helped authorities track Jenkins from shortly after the Kruger killing till Jenkins’ arrest.
A defense psychiatrist has testified at hearings that Jenkins suffers from schizophrenia and maybe a bipolar disorder, whereas state psychiatrists have testified that Jenkins is faking mental illness. Jenkins has insisted he would not bear in mind the killings and that an Egyptian god ordered him to kill the four as human sacrifices. A group combating the dying penalty petitions is working with a $400,000 donation from the Proteus Action League, asking voters to “decline to signal” the petitions.
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Jenkins had tried to plead no contest to all the costs earlier this month, but the decide refused to just accept the plea because of the severity of the fees. He had modified his mind again by late January, saying he’s mentally ill and must be released from jail. Nikko Jenkins, 27, who is representing himself, filed a handwritten motion to the Douglas County District Court final week stating his intention to plead responsible to all felony counts in opposition to him.
The case, and Nebraska’s inexcusable disregard of Jenkins’ own warnings, obtained widespread consideration in Nebraska. Jenkins is on dying row in Nebraska after killing four folks in Omaha shortly after his 2013 release from jail, the place he had served 10 years for 2 carjackings. Jenkins pleaded no contest to the killings and a 3-choose panel was appointed to sentence him.