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Death Row Information

Offender Information

Picture of Offender Name Charles, Derrick Dewayne
TDCJ Number 999451
Date of Birth 09/06/1982
Date Received 05/27/2003
Age (when Received) 20
Education Level (Highest Grade Completed) 11
Date of Offense 07/02/2002
  Age (at the time of Offense) 19
  County Harris
  Race Black
  Gender Male
  Hair Color Black
  Height 05'09"
  Weight 179
  Eye Color Brown
  Native County Harris
  Native State Texas

Prior Occupation
Laborer

Prior Prison Record
#1033599 on a 3 year sentence from Harris County for 1 count of burglary of a habitation with intent to commit theft.

Summary of Incident
On July 2, 2002, Charles was visiting his girlfriend when he attacked and strangled a black male who lived at the residence. When his girlfriend and her mother arrived back at the residence, Charles sexually assaulted her mother, bound both of them and placed ligature on them, resulting in their deaths.

Co-Defendants
None

Race and Gender of Victim
Black Male; Black Female; Black Female