Ike Nicholas Souzer is a teenager from California, United States. Here are 10 more things about him:
- He and his mother Barbara Scheuer-Souzer lived in Garden Grove, Orange County, California.
- He is 6’0″ tall. His registered weight is 200 pounds.
- Barbara was 34 years old when she gave birth to him.
- On May 4, 2017, he stabbed Barbara twice in the stomach outside their Garden Grove residence. She named him as her stabber before she died in the hospital.
- With a history of running away, he was on home detention when he fatally stabbed Barbara on May 4, 2017. His public defense lawyer claimed he had been abused by Barbara, which is false, according to his grandmother Eleanor Watson.
- While awaiting trial on April 12, 2019, he escaped from the Orange County Juvenile Hall in Orange, Orange County for less than 24 hours. He was picked up at a McDonald’s in Anaheim, Orange County.
- In June 2019, he was convicted for voluntary manslaughter.
- In August 2021, he allegedly attacked three correctional officers while in their custody.
- In December 2021, he was convicted for assaulting three correctional officers. He was ordered to wear an electronic monitoring device until the completion of his sentence on July 9, 2023 but he was released early with orders to remain under electronic monitoring.
- On April 13, 2022, he was moved from Theo Lacy Facility, a maximum security jail in Orange, to a halfway house in Santa Ana, Orange County. That day, his sister Berlin Souzer told CBS News that he is not “extremely dangerous like every news outlet is saying.” She explained, “If he was, they wouldn’t have let him out of jail. He is Autistic and hasn’t been given the correct coping skills throughout incarceration. He was never taught to deal with the problems he encounters.”
- He was 19 years old when he removed his electronic monitoring bracelet and escaped from the halfway house he was assigned to on April 13, 2022.
- On April 17, 2022, he was arrested at a homeless encampment in Anaheim by by the AB 109 task force, which tracks the impact of California’s prison realignment law.
- On April 19, 2022, he will be arraigned.