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Death Row Information

Offender Information

Picture of Offender Name Gardner, John
TDCJ Number 999516
Date of Birth 01/03/1956
Date Received 11/20/2006
Age (when Received) 50
Education Level (Highest Grade Completed) 12th Grade
Date of Offense 01/23/2005
  Age (at the time of Offense) 49
  County Collin
  Race White
  Gender Male
  Hair Color Brown
  Height 6 ft 00 in
  Weight 190 lbs
  Eye Color Blue
  Native County Forest
  Native State Mississippi

Prior Occupation
Painter

Prior Prison Record
MS Dept of Corrections #55484 on an eight year sentence for aggravated assault.

Summary of Incident
On January 23, 2005 in Collin County, Gardner entered the residence of a forty one year old white female with the intent to burglarize the home. During an altercation, Gardner shot the victim. The victim was transported via life flight and later died from her injuries.

Co-Defendants
None

Race and Gender of Victim
White Female