Death Row Information
|Date of Birth||02/27/1955|
|Age (when Received)||37|
|Education Level (Highest Grade Completed)|
|Date of Offense||05/16/1991|
|Age (at the time of Offense)||36|
Prior Prison Record
TDCJ #423154, received 06/03/1986, Harris County, 13 years agg. robbery and attempt to commit capital murder. Paroled to Harris County, 10/10/1990.
Summary of Incident
Convicted in the May 1991 robbery and murder of Sheila Dockens of Louisiana. Dockens and her husband, Waylon Dockens, were inside a Channelview motel room when Broxton gained entrance by pretending to be with the motel's management. He pistol-whipped the couple, bound Sheila Dockens' hands and feet, and shot her in the chest. Her husband, a Brown & Root worker, survived a shot to the head and later identified Broxton as the assailant. Broxton is charged with capital murder in four other cases that occurred in April and May 1991.
Race and Gender of Victim