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James Dixon takes plea for the murder of Islan Nettles

James Dixon takes plea for the murder of Islan Nettles

James Dixon pleaded guilty Monday to charges of manslaughter for the murder of Islan Nettles The prosecutor pats himself on the back for a job well done, while the community wonders aghast why the case wasn’t prosecuted as a hate crime? Dixon screamed transphobic epithets after learning she was trans punching Nettles long after she lost […]

James Dixon charged and held without bail for the murder of Islan Nettles

James Dixon charged and held without bail for the murder of Islan Nettles

James Dixon, 24, was charged Tuesday with manslaughter and assault for the vicious beating of Islan Nettles on Aug. 17, 2013. He was ordered held without bail pending his next court hearing on March 19. Paris Wilson had originally been charged with misdemeanor assault in conjunction with Nettles murder.  But on the eve of the TDOR […]