Nicholas is accused of stabbing and shooting 40-year-old Heidi Fay Taylor in April. Taylor was Nicholas’ girlfriend, according to police. A motive has not been released by authorities. Nicholas was charged with murder and aggravated murder in connection with her death.
Nicholas made national news because 9-1-1 audio indicates he accused an alternate personality named Jeff of killing the woman.
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“I just killed my mother,” Nicholas can be heard saying on the recording. “It wasn’t me who, who, it wasn’t me who killed her. It was Jeff. Jeff. I’m sorry. This is going to be really hard to explain but I kind of have another person inside me.”
He also tells the 9-1-1 operator that he stabbed himself that night.
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Prosecutors are hoping to move Nicholas to adult court. Talebi said in a statement the reason for this is because of the seriousness of the accusations.