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Death Row Information

Offender Information

Picture of Offender Name Hernandez, Jesse Joe
TDCJ Number 999425
Date of Birth 06/08/1964
Date Received 08/08/2002
Age (when Received) 38
Education Level (Highest Grade Completed) 10
Date of Offense 04/11/2001
  Age (at the time of Offense) 36
  County Dallas
  Race Hispanic
  Gender Male
  Hair Color Black
  Height 5 ft 3 in
  Weight 145
  Eye Color Brown
  Native County Dallas
  Native State Texas

Prior Occupation
Laborer

Prior Prison Record
X/TDCJ-ID #705762, on a 3 year sentence from Dallas County for 1 count each of indecency with a child and possession of a controlled substance cocaine, 07/11/1997 returned from mandatory supervision, 07/14/1998 released on mandatory supervision in absentia, 12/11/1998 received mandatory supervision discharge.

Summary of Incident
On 04/11/2001, in Dallas, Texas, Hernandez struck an 11 month old Hispanic male and his sister in the head with a flashlight. The children had been left in the care of Hernandez when the incident took place. The sister survived her injuries, but the 11 month old did not.

Co-Defendants
N/A

Race and Gender of Victim
Hispanic male, Hispanic female