1. News & Issues

Robert Jones

Arizona Death Row


Update: Robert Jones was executed on October 23, 2013 at 10:52 a.m. MDT by lethal injection in Arizona. Here is his final statement.
Robert Jones

Robert Jones

Police Photo
On May 30, 1996, Robert Jones and Scott Nordstrom entered the Moon Smoke Shop in Tucson. Jones immediately shot a customer in the head, one employee escaped, two others were shot at by Jones behind the counter (one was injured but survived and the other was not hit) and another employee was executed by Nordstrom with two shots to the head. Money was taken which was shared with lookout David Nordstrom.

On June 13, 1996, Robert Jones and Scott Nordstrom entered the Firefighters Union Hall in Tucson. Three customers were executed with shots to the head by Jones and a wallet taken from one of them. The bartender was shot dead by Scott Nordstrom after being unable to open a safe. Both cases were solved when David Nordstrom contacted the police.

Clarence "Chip" O'Dell III, 47
Thomas Hardman, 26
Maribeth Munn, 53
Carol Lynn Noel, 50
Arthur "Taco" Bell, 54
Judy Bell, 46

Source: Arizona Department of Corrections

  1. About.com
  2. News & Issues
  3. Crime

©2014 About.com. All rights reserved.