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Death Row Information

Offender Information

Picture of Offender Name Masterson, Richard Allen
TDCJ Number 999414
Date of Birth 03/05/1972
Date Received 05/15/2002
Age (when Received) 30
Education Level (Highest Grade Completed) 6
Date of Offense 02/09/2001
  Age (at the time of Offense) 28
  County Harris
  Race White
  Gender Male
  Hair Color Brown
  Height 5 ft 11 in
  Weight 233
  Eye Color Brown
  Native County Harris
  Native State Texas

Prior Occupation
welder, carpenter, laborer

Prior Prison Record
4-year adult probation Walker County, Georgia 1991 for Burglary (revoked to 1 year time served in Georgia Department of Corrections)- X/Tennessee Department of Corrections, Brushy Mountain Correctional Complex, Petros, Tennessee-X/Georgia Department of Corrections, Bostick Correctional Institute, Hardwick, Georgia, released on probation on 04/07/1992 X/TDCJ on a 2 year sentence from Harris County for 1 count of burglary of a building with intent to commit theft, released on parole in absentia to Harris County on 10/19/1992, received parole discharge on 09/29/1994.

Summary of Incident
On 02/09/2001 in Houston, Masterson choked the victim, an adult white male, resulting in the victim's death. Masterson also took the victim's vehicle after the murder.

Co-Defendants
None

Race and Gender of Victim
White male