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Death Row Information

Offender Information

Picture of Offender Name Hankins, Terry Lee
TDCJ Number 999415
Date of Birth 10/10/1974
Date Received 05/20/2002
Age (when Received) 27
Education Level (Highest Grade Completed) 9
Date of Offense 08/26/2001
  Age (at the time of Offense) 26
  County Tarrant
  Race White
  Gender Male
  Hair Color Brown
  Height 5 ft 7 in
  Weight 180
  Eye Color Hazel
  Native County Tarrant
  Native State Texas

Prior Occupation
auto mechanic, laborer

Prior Prison Record
None

Summary of Incident
On 08/26/2001, in Mansfield, Hankins shot his wife (34 year old white female) one time in the head while she was sleeping, resulting in her death. The next day, Hankins shot his stepchildren (a 12 year old white male and a 10 year old white female) in the same manner, causing their deaths. After his arrest, Hankins told authorities where to find the bodies of his 55 year old father and his 20 year old sister, whom he murdered in 2000.

Co-Defendants
None

Race and Gender of Victim
white male and white female