Colossally Stupid Prisoner Tried To Carve ‘666’ Into His Forehead — Except It Came Out Backward

by Sierra Marlee | April 18, 2015 6:29 pm

Okay, you have to be monumentally stupid to end up in prison to begin with, but this guy tried to one up that poor decision with another. Nikko Jenkins, 28, attempted to carve[1] “the sign of the beast” into his forehead. His fatal mistake was using a mirror, causing his “creation” to come out backward. Idiot.


From The Daily Mail[3]:

It was meant to be the ultimate symbol of menace: carving ‘666’ into his forehead.

But in a phenomenal case of idiocy, convicted murderer Nikko Jenkins used a mirror – so the numbers came out backwards.

The symbol is described in the biblical book of Revelation as ‘the sign of the beast’, and has since been popularized by the horror movie The Omen.

However, with a series of upside-down 9s, Jenkins has fashioned himself an entirely unique – and irreversible – engraving.

According to, Jenkins told his attorney about the incident in a phone call from his cell in Omaha, Nebraska.

It comes amid the 28-year-old’s ongoing appeal that he is mentally unstable and therefore ineligible to face the death penalty.

Yeah, it’s safe to say that no mentally stable person would do that sort of thing, though a really dedicated person would do it to get out of the death penalty. It’s hard to tell in this case.
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