Nebraska man wants to plead guilty to four killings

Nov 7, 2013

(Information in the following story is from: Omaha World-Herald,

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A man accused of killing four people in Omaha now says in letters that he wants to plead guilty.

The Omaha World-Herald reports that it had received a letter from 27-year-old Nikko Jenkins that echoed letters he sent to prosecutors and a judge. Jenkins said he wants to spare the victims' families from "more misery and suffering sorrow of a trial."

Jenkins had pleaded not guilty on Oct. 9 to four first-degree murder charges and 10 weapons counts. Authorities say Jenkins killed all four within a month of leaving prison on July 30. He had served more than a decade for robbery, assault and weapons convictions.

Douglas County Attorney Don Kleine told the World-Herald on Wednesday that Jenkins' attorneys have not asked for another plea hearing.

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