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Death Row Information

Offender Information

Picture of Offender Name Cantu, Ivan Abner
TDCJ Number 999399
Date of Birth 06/14/1973
Date Received 11/08/2001
Age (when Received) 28
Education Level (Highest Grade Completed) 12
Date of Offense 11/04/2000
  Age (at the time of Offense) 27
  County Collin
  Race Hispanic
  Gender Male
  Hair Color Black
  Height 5 ft 7 in
  Weight 176
  Eye Color Brown
  Native County Dallas
  Native State Texas

Prior Occupation
clerical, laborer

Prior Prison Record

Summary of Incident
On 11/04/2000 in Dallas, Cantu shot and killed a 27 year old Hispanic male (cousin to Cantu) and a 21 year old white female. In addition, Cantu took jewelry and a vehicle from the victim's residence.


Race and Gender of Victim
Hispanic male and white female