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Death Row Information

Offender Information

Picture of Offender Name Ayestas, Carlos Manuel
TDCJ Number 999240
Date of Birth 7/30/69
Date Received 9/17/97
Age (when Received) 28
Education Level (Highest Grade Completed) 12 years
Date of Offense 9/5/95
  Age (at the time of Offense) 26
  County Harris
  Race Hispanic
  Gender Male
  Hair Color Black
  Height 5 ft 2 in
  Weight 166
  Eye Color Brown
  Native County Mexico
  Native State Mexico

Prior Occupation
Air Conditioning Installer

Prior Prison Record
None

Summary of Incident
On September 5, 1995, in Houston, Ayestas murdered an Hispanic female during the burglary of her home. Ayestas strangled the victim, causing her death.

Co-Defendants
Federico Zaldiver

Race and Gender of Victim
Hispanic female