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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.


Race and Gender of Victim
White male