James Dixon

James Dixon to Serve 12 Years for Killing Islan Nettles

Nettles, a Black trans woman, was just 21 years old when Davis fatally assaulted her.

Islan Nettles' Killer Pleads Guilty

James Dixon will likely be sentenced to 12 years in exchange for admitting that he fatally assaulted the trans woman.

Jury Selection Begins Today for Man Who Killed Islan Nettles

James Dixon told detectives in 2013 that he doesn’t “go around gay bashing people.” He pleaded not guilty to first- and second-degree manslaughter charges and a first-degree assault charge in the death of the trans woman.