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Articles Tagged: Alexander Ken Jackson
Crime and Courts Mar. 3, 2023 4:35 pm28d ago
Alexander Jackson was sentenced to 3 consecutive life sentences for killing his father, mother and sister in June 2021 in their northeast Cedar Rapids home He declined to make a statement during the Friday sentencing hearing.
Crime and Courts Mar. 3, 2023 1:30 pm28d ago
Alexander Jackson, convicted of killing his parents and sister in 2021, faces three life sentences.
Crime and Courts Jan. 25, 2023 8:53 pm64d ago
Alexander Jackson faces life in prison for killing his parents and 19-year-old sister in June 2021. After the verdict, his father’s family members said “Alex wanted the world to think he was a victim” but they know the truth today.
Crime and Courts Jan. 25, 2023 11:08 am65d ago
Alexander Jackson has been found guilty of three counts of first-degree murder in the deaths of his father Jan Jackson, 61, mother Melissa Jackson, 68, and his sister Sabrina Jackson, 19 on June 15, 2021.
Crime and Courts Jan. 25, 2023 9:54 am65d ago
A prosecutor in the Alexander Jackson murder trial, said during her closing argument Tuesday that Jackson didn’t bother checking on his family before he called 911 because he knew they were dead. The defense said there is reasonable doubt in the circumstantial case to convict Jackson. The jury will resume deliberations Wednesday.
Crime and Courts Jan. 24, 2023 1:36 pm66d ago
Jury began deliberations at 12:07 p.m. CST Jan. 24
Crime and Courts Jan. 24, 2023 9:24 am66d ago
Closing arguments on Tuesday
Crime and Courts Jan. 23, 2023 5:05 pm67d ago
A defense expert testified Alexander Jackson didn’t have the doorbell app Ring to manipulate backyard surveillance cameras, which police suspected. Jackson claims an intruder broke in and killed his parents and sister on June 15, 2021, but no intruder was seen on camera videos.
Crime and Courts Jan. 23, 2023 8:45 am67d ago
Defense continues its case today
Crime and Courts Jan. 21, 2023 11:25 am69d ago
A defense expert said a Cedar Rapids police dog that couldn’t track the alleged intruder that Alexander Jackson said killed his family doesn’t mean the suspect didn’t exist. He said the dog was panting heavily, preventing him from sniffing through his nose to track anything.
Crime and Courts Jan. 20, 2023 9:04 am70d ago
Defense will start its case Friday.
Crime and Courts Jan. 20, 2023 9:40 am70d ago
Police investigators interrogated Alexander Jackson for several hours but he didn’t change his story about an intruder killing his parents and sister. The investigators believe his motive was an ultimatum from his father to get a job or move out.
Crime and Courts Jan. 19, 2023 7:04 pm70d ago
Investigators suggest family pressure as motive
Crime and Courts Jan. 20, 2023 8:13 am70d ago
Video of police interview of Alexander Jackson will be played in court Thursday.