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10 11 12 13 14 15 16 7 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE 17TH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR BROWARD COUNTY, FLORIDA CASE NO. 18001958CF10A IN RE: STATE OF FLORIDA vs. NIKOLAS CRUZ, TRANSCRIBED FROM VIDEO RECORDING INTERVIEW oF NIKOLAS CRUZ HENDRIX REPORTING SERVICE, INC. (954) 536-3705 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 aq 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 The following interview of NIKOLAS CRUZ is transcribed from a video file labeled CID Room 1 - Camera B, dated 2018-02-14, Time stamp on the recording begins at 18:09:56. This interview is being conducted by Detective John Curcio of the Broward County Sheriff's Office. (Nikolas Cruz enters interview room at 18:16:15.) DEPUTY GEIGER: Go in there and have a seat in that far chair. All right? Pull your pants up a little bit. Have a seat. Spread your feet out. Don't -- don't -- do not think about getting up. All right, buddy? (Deputies exited the interview room at 18:17:24.) (Detective Curcio entered the interview room at 18:20:10.) DETECTIVE CURCIO: All right. How you doing, Nick? You all right? You got to be able to speak so I can hear you. All right. 1 just need to ask you really your name and date of birth just to confirm I got it right and I'm going to see if you want a glass of water or something. What's your first HENDRIX REPORTING SERVICE, INC. (954) 536-3705 10 a 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 name? got t, middl I can man, becau to ha Come on, Nick. Huh? NIKOLAS CRUZ: Nikolas. DETECTIVE CURCIO: Spell it for me. NIKOLAS CRUZ: N-I-K ~~ DETECTIVE CURCIO: Come on. I'm old. You 0 talk so I can hear you. N-I-K -- NIKOLAS CRUZ: 0-L-A-S. DETECTIVE CURCIO: NIKOLAS CRUZ: L DETECTIVE CURCIO: Okay. NIKOLAS CRUZ: A-S. DETECTIVE CURCIO: A-S. And what's your e name? NIKOLAS CRUZ: Jacob. DETECTIVE CURCIO: Come on, man, speak so hear you. NIKOLAS CRUZ: Jacob. DETECTIVE CURCIO: Jacob. J-A-C-0-B? NIKOLAS CRUZ: Yes. DETECTIVE CURCIO: What's your last name? NIKOLAS CRUZ: Cruz. DETECTIVE CURCIO: Cruz. Okay. Again, unless you want me to sit in your lap se you're talking so quietly, you're going ve to speak so I can hear you. Let's get a HENDRIX REPORTING SERVICE, INC. (954) 536-3705