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Death Row Information

Offender Information

Picture of Offender Name Jackson, Derrick L.
TDCJ Number 999263
Date of Birth 6/13/68
Date Received 4/22/98
Age (when Received) 29
Education Level (Highest Grade Completed) 11 years (GED)
Date of Offense 9/11/88
  Age (at the time of Offense) 20
  County Harris
  Race Black
  Gender Male
  Hair Color Black
  Height 5-1
  Weight 160
  Eye Color Brown
  Native County Harris
  Native State Texas

Prior Occupation
Cook

Prior Prison Record
TDCJ #636320, received on 3/10/93 from Harris County and sentenced to 12 yrs. for agg. robbery with a deadly weapon.

Summary of Incident
On September 11, 1988, Jackson entered the apartment of a male and used a metal bar to beat him. Jackson also used a knife to stab the victim to death. Jackson then beat and stabbed to death the victim's male roommate. Jackson then took the victim's car and was involved in a high-speed chase with the Houston Police Department. The automobile was abandoned and Jackson fled on foot. He was not captured. Jackson was later arrested for the crime while he was incarcerated in TDCJ on an unrelated aggravated robbery charge.

Co-Defendants
None

Race and Gender of Victim
Two unknown males