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Death Row Information

Offender Information

Picture of Offender Name Ladd, Robert Charles
TDCJ Number 999237
Date of Birth 3/19/57
Date Received 8/29/97
Age (when Received) 40
Education Level (Highest Grade Completed) 10 years
Date of Offense 9/25/96
  Age (at the time of Offense) 39
  County Smith
  Race Black
  Gender Male
  Hair Color Black
  Height  
  Weight 232
  Eye Color Brown
  Native County Dallas
  Native State Texas

Prior Occupation
Barber

Prior Prison Record
TDCJ #247851, received 4/24/75, Dallas County, charge and sentence unknown, discharged 1/27/76. TDCJ #302909, received 3/21/80, Dallas County, life sentence, murder, released under mandatory supervision to Tyler on 10/13/92

Summary of Incident
On September 25, 1996, in Tyler, Ladd robbed and murdered a 38 year old female. The victim was beaten to death with a hammer inside her home and her body set on fire. Prior to her death, the victim's legs and wrist had been bound by a cord. Several items were stolen from her residence following the murder, including electronic items, kitchen appliances, jewelry and food.

Co-Defendants
Johnny Roberson

Race and Gender of Victim
White female