Who was Chris Hixon? Parkland Victim Cory Hixon’s Special Needs Son Gives HEARNING Testimony

Chris Hixon

FORT LAUDERDALE, FL: On Thursday, August 4, Nikolas Cruz’s sentencing trial in Fort Lauderdale court heard some of the most moving testimony.

One of the Florida attorneys asked the late athletic director’s son, Chris Hixon, who had special needs, if he had anything to say about his father.

The late athletic director’s son, Corey Hixon, said “I do” and looked nervously at his mother, who joined him at the helm. Corey told the jury, “I miss him,” then cried for a few minutes as he leaned against his mother. When asked by the jury if he remembered anything specific about his dear father, he replied: ‘We ran to Dunkin’ Donuts every Saturday and walked back. The silence in the courtroom after Corey’s statement speaks volumes about the seriousness of his turn on the stand.

Corey continued to hug his mom as he talked about his memories because he needed emotional support. But his mother remained strong and comforted him throughout the process. Corey was diagnosed with Kabuki Syndrome, which is a disorder that affects many different parts of the body. This can lead to facial changes, slow growth, different levels of intellectual disability, abnormal bones and short stature. He was seen heading to court in a black suit, white shirt and burgundy bow tie. Cruz was seen looking down and putting his hands on his head as he spoke. Most of Cruz’s defense attorneys were moved to tears by what was said. Hixon served in the military and worked as a security guard. He is still remembered as one of the most helpful, knowledgeable and hardworking staff at Douglas High School.

Debbie Hixon, wife of Chris Hixon, said in previous testimony: “His death broke us. There is something missing in our lives that will never be filled. He was a big man who led a normal life. Thomas Hixon, Corey’s brother, also made a statement via video conference. “Military service was a bond as father and son, and I was a better sailor and a better leader because of what he taught me,” he said. “He will always be remembered for his courage, his leadership and his sense of humor.” But prosecutors wrapped up their case Thursday, Aug. 4, hoping the jury will see that Cruz killed 17 people, including 14 children and 3 teachers, and give him the death penalty instead of life in prison. The case, suspended for a week, will continue with the defense pleadings. They are expected to say that Cruz’s traumatic childhood was a factor in the mass shooting and that a life sentence is fair.

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Chris Hixon, real name Christopher Brent Hixon, was one of those killed at Douglas High School. During the Parkland school shooting, Cruz shot and killed him. Chris served in the military and also taught wrestling. He was in charge of school security and the athletics department at Douglas High School in Parkland, USA. On February 14, 2018, Cruz used an AR-15 pistol to attack the school. He killed 17 people, including 14 children. Chris ran towards the sound of gunfire to save the children. As he was helping some of the students off campus, Cruz shot him and he fell to the ground. Chris died the next day in hospital.