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Death Row Information

Offender Information

Photo not available Name Brooks, Charlie Jr.
TDCJ Number 592
Date of Birth 9/1/1942
Date Received 4/25/1978
Age (when Received) 35
Education Level (Highest Grade Completed) 12
Date of Offense 12/14/1976
Age (at the time of Offense) 34
County Tarrant
Race Black
Gender Male
Hair Color Black
Height 5' 9"
Weight 150
Eye Color mar (according to DPS records)
Native County Tarrant
Native State Texas

Prior Occupation
Laborer

Prior Prison Record
Federal Prison, Leavenworth, Illegal Possession of Firearms, Discharged 1968
TDCJ #214019, Discharged in 1975

Summary of Incident
Brooks went to a car lot under the pretense of wanting to test drive a car. A mechanic accompanied him on the drive. Brooks stopped to pick up a co-defendant. The mechanic was put in the trunk of the car. Brooks and his co-defendant went to a motel. The mechanic was brought out of the trunk and taken into a motel room. The mechanic was bound with coat hangers, gagged with adhesive tape, and shot in the head, causing his death. Brooks and the co-defendant fled the scene.

Co-Defendants
Woody Loudres

Race and Gender of Victim
White Male