'With My Bare Hands': Convicted Rapist Says He Killed Florida Man, 32 Others

A convicted rapist who was arrested on a charge of murdering an elderly Florida man told reporters he has killed 32 people from one coast to the other.

Nicholas Gibson, 32, who goes by "Brent Savage," was being escorted by US Marshals back to a jail cell when a reporter asked him if he had, indeed, murdered Erik B. Stocker, 77, of Florida.

"With my bare hands," said Gibson, according to the New York Post.

The Post article claims Gibson told reporters he used a big sword to kill Stocker because the victim "wanted to go."

When asked if he really used a sword to heinously murder Stocker, Gibson replied, "yes, a big one," according to NBC 6 in Miami.

And when a reporter asked Gibson if he had killed any other people, he paused for a few moments before saying, "32."

The New York Police Department first recognized Gibson at Union Square on the platform of a southbound L train, identifying hims as the suspect in Stocker's murder. As NYPD tried apprehending Gibson, the tattooed con became combative with the officers. NYPD booked him on charges of resisting arrest, being an out-of-state fugitive and obstructing governmental administration.

While in custody by NYPD, he confessed to murdering six other people from Florida, Georgia and California, the Post reported. The Miami Herald stated these murders date back to 1999.

"We are evaluating the information he has provided," Miami Beach Police said. "We will be working with law enforcement in these locations in an attempt to determine the credibility of his statements."

The grisly murder of Stocker was discovered when his mutilated, decomposed body was found in his apartment on April 30. It didn't take long for Miami law enforcement to pinpoint Gibson as the suspect, and then they just as quickly followed his tracks to New York.

Those same authorities in Miami believe Gibson was a home health aide to Stocker. However, the declaration of Gibson's murdering other people around the country hasn't been revealed, nor has any potential motives if his confessions are true.

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