Scott Dozier

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Scott Dozier
BornScott Raymond Dozier
(1970-11-20)November 20, 1970
DiedJanuary 5, 2019(2019-01-05) (aged 48)
Criminal chargeCapital murder
PenaltyDeath (October 3, 2007)
Details
VictimsJeremiah Miller
DateApril 18, 2002

Scott Raymond Dozier (November 20, 1970 – January 5, 2019) was an American convicted murderer. He was born in Boulder City, Nevada.

Murders[change | change source]

He was arrested for the 2002 murder of 22-year-old Jeremiah Miller, who was one of Dozier's drug associates. On April 18, 2002, Miller met Dozier on the Las Vegas Strip. Dozier had promised to help Miller buy ephedrine. Miller had brought $12,000 in cash for that express purpose. Upon Miller's arrival at La Concha, Dozier killed him (likely by shooting), sawed Miller's body into multiple pieces, stuffed most of them into a suitcase, and disposed of it near an apartment complex in western Vegas.[1]

Dozier was also connected to the July 27, 2001, murder of Jasen Green in Arizona, whose remains were found in a plastic container in the desert north of Phoenix.

Execution[change | change source]

On June 19, 2018, a judge signed a new death warrant for Dozier, allowing his execution to take place in July 2018.[2][3]

Death[change | change source]

Dozier died on January 5, 2019 at prison in Ely, Nevada after having committed suicide by hanging himself in his prison cell, aged 48.[4]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Nevada Murderer Is Granted His Wish - NTD.TV". www.ntd.tv. 2017-07-29. Retrieved 2017-07-30.
  2. "Las Vegas judge signs Scott Dozier's execution warrant". Las Vegas Review-Journal. 2018-06-20. Retrieved 2018-06-20.
  3. "Article". US News. June 20, 2018.
  4. Nevada inmate whose execution was twice called off found dead in cell