Death Row Information
|Date of Birth||8/8/1976|
|Age (when Received)||23|
|Education Level (Highest Grade Completed)||8|
|Date of Offense||3/4/1999|
|Age (at the time of Offense)||22|
|Height||5 ft 10 in|
Prior Prison Record
#726532 10 year sentence from Rockwall County for 3 counts of Burglary of a Habitation, sentence later reduced from 10 to 8 years, 12/3/1998 released on mandatory supervision to Smith County.
Summary of Incident
On 3/4/1999 during the night in Tyler, Anderson burglarized a private residence. Anderson was caught in the act when the owners came home. Anderson shot the 60 year old white male victim in the upper torso with the victim's 410 shotgun, killing the victim. Anderson then tied up the 65 year old white female, bound her with duct tape, strangled her, and shot her one time with the shotgun. Anderson took approximately $100 cash, clothes, and electronic equipment and fled the scene by car.
Race and Gender of Victim
one white male and one white female