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Accused serial killer suspected of murder in Florida appears in NYC court

‘I killed him with my bare hands’: Chilling moment ‘serial killer’ stares into camera and admits murdering a 77-year-old and cutting up his body with a sword

  • Nicholas Brent Gibson, 32, waived extradition back to Florida during Friday hearing at Manhattan Criminal Court 
  • Gibson is accused of stabbing to death his former housemate, Erik Stocker, 77, with a samurai sword in Miami Beach in April 
  • Asked by a reporter about the killing, Gibson first claimed he killed Stocker with his bare hands, then said he did it with a big samurai sword 
  • When asked for a motive, Gibson replied, referring to Stocker, ‘He wanted to go’ 
  • While awaiting transport back to jail, Gibson said he’s been on a killing spree since age 12 and put the number of his victims at 32 

Holding his head high and staring dead-eyed straight ahead outside the Manhattan Criminal Court, suspected serial killer Nicholas Brent Gibson coolly confessed to 32 murders in front of a gaggle of reporters.

Gibson, 32, at first claimed to have killed 77-year-old Erik Stocker with his bare hands, then seemingly contradicted himself by saying that he used a big sword, and alleged that the victim wanted to die. 

The Florida drifter was arrested nearly two weeks ago on in the a New York City subway in connection to the killing of his former housemate, Stocker, who was stabbed with a samurai sword inside the Miami Beach apartment the two men shared in April.

Gibson was arrested in New York City on May 5

Convicted sex offender and accused killer Nicholas Brent Gibson, 32, waived extradition back to Florida during a Friday hearing at Manhattan Criminal Court (pictured left and right)

As he was being escorted by US Marshals out of the courthouse, Gibson made a series of chilling statements to the press

As he was being escorted by US Marshals out of the courthouse, Gibson made a series of chilling statements to the press 

The 32-year-old Florida drifter appeared impassive and spoke in a clam voice

The 32-year-old Florida drifter appeared impassive and spoke in a clam voice 

Gibson had his hands restrained and his ankles shackled as he emerged from the courthouse at 100 Centre Street in Manhattan Friday

Gibson had his hands restrained and his ankles shackled as he emerged from the courthouse at 100 Centre Street in Manhattan Friday 

Dressed in a tan jail garb, with his wrists restrained and his ankles shackled, the heavily tattooed convicted sex offender appeared before a judge on Friday morning for an extradition hearing.

After waving extradition back to Florida to potentially face murder charges, he was led outside by a pair of US Marshals.

While awaiting transport, a reporter asked Gibson if he killed ‘the guy in Florida.’

‘With my bare hands,’ he replied while motioning with his tattooed hands cuffed at the waist.

When another member of the media noted that it has been reported that the murder weapon was a sword, Gibson replied, ‘Yes. A big one.’

Asked by a reporter if he killed Erik Stocker in Florida, Gibson replied, 'With my bare hands'

Asked by a reporter if he killed Erik Stocker in Florida, Gibson replied, ‘With my bare hands’ 

The 32-year-old suspect gestured with his heavily tattooed hands that were restrained at the waist level

The 32-year-old suspect gestured with his heavily tattooed hands that were restrained at the waist level 

He confirmed previous reports that he had begun killing people at age 12, and after a long pause put his tally of victims at 32

He confirmed previous reports that he had begun killing people at age 12, and after a long pause put his tally of victims at 32

A third reporter inquired of the accused killer why he took Stocker’s life, to which he simply said, ‘He wanted to go.’

As Gibson shuffled to an awaiting car to be taken back to jail, he played with the chain looped around his waist, admired the buildings in downtown Manhattan and continued answering reporters’ questions with a placid expression on his face.

He confirmed previous reports that he had begun killing people at age 12, and after a long pause put his tally of victims at 32.

Investigators in three states are currently looking into through cold cases and missing persons reports to determine whether Gibson’s crimes are real, or are nothing more than empty boasts meant to waste police time and bring his infamy. 

 

Read more at DailyMail.co.uk


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