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Death Row Information

Offender Information

Picture of Offender Name McCarthy, Kimberly Lagayle
TDCJ Number 999287
Date of Birth 05/11/1961
Date Received 12/07/1998
Age (when Received) 37
Education Level (Highest Grade Completed) 12
Date of Offense 07/21/1997
  Age (at the time of Offense) 36
  County Dallas
  Race Black
  Gender Female
  Hair Color Black
  Height 5' 3"
  Weight 188
  Eye Color Brown
  Native County Hunt
  Native State Texas

Prior Occupation
occupational therapist, waitress, home health care, laborer

Prior Prison Record
2 year sentence for 1 count of Forgery, received 02/12/90, released on Parole on 06/04/90 discharged 12/09/91

Summary of Incident
On 07/21/97, McCarthy entered the residence of a 70-year old white female in Lancaster with the intent to rob the victim. A struggle took place and victim was stabbed numerous times resulting in her death. McCarthy then used the victim's credit cards and used the victim's vehicle for transportation.


Race and Gender of Victim
White female