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Death Row Information

Offender Information

Picture of Offender Name Berkley, William Josef
TDCJ Number 999422
Date of Birth 01/16/1979
Date Received 07/18/2002
Age (when Received) 23
Education Level (Highest Grade Completed) 10
Date of Offense 03/10/2000
  Age (at the time of Offense) 21
  County El Paso
  Race White
  Gender Male
  Hair Color Brown
  Height 5 ft 11 in
  Weight 139
  Eye Color Hazel
  Native County Schwavish Hall
  Native State Germany

Prior Occupation

Prior Prison Record

Summary of Incident
On March 10, 2000, during the night time hours, Berkley attacked and kidnapped an 18 year old Hispanic female in El Paso, Texas. Berkley took her to a deserted area where he sexually assaulted, robbed and shot her five times in the head with a 25 caliber pistol. Two days later, the victim's body was found in Northeast El Paso.

Jacques, Michael

Race and Gender of Victim
Hispanic female