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Death Row Information

Offender Information

Picture of Offender Name Austin, Perry Allen
TDCJ Number 999410
Date of Birth 06/23/1959
Date Received 04/25/2002
Age (when Received) 42
Education Level (Highest Grade Completed) 9
Date of Offense 8/19/1992
  Age (at the time of Offense) 20
  County Harris
  Race White
  Gender Male
  Hair Color Black
  Height 5 ft 9 in
  Weight 163
  Eye Color Brown
  Native County Harris
  Native State Texas

Prior Occupation
Laborer

Prior Prison Record
#292744, received on 6/7/1979 on a 30 year sentence from Dallas County for 2 counts of aggravated rape, 1 count of attempted aggravated rape, and 1 count of aggravated robbery; released on mandatory supervision on 7/24/1991.

Summary of Incident
On 8/19/1992, Austin went to the Harris County home of the victim (a 9 year old white male), looking for the victim's older brother. The victim got in the car with Austin and left, presumably to look for the older brother. The skeletal remains of the victim were found on 4/23/1993 in a landfill located in Harris County.

Co-Defendants
None

Race and Gender of Victim
White male