Death Row Information
|Name||Nelson, Steven Lawayne|
|Date of Birth||02/18/1987|
|Age (when Received)||25|
|Education Level (Highest Grade Completed)||11|
|Date of Offense||03/03/2011|
|Age (at the time of Offense)||24|
Prior Prison Record
#1440381 - State jail offense for Theft, discharged upon expiration of sentence on November 5, 2007.
#1550504 - State jail offense for Burglary of a Building, discharged upon expiration of sentence on April 16, 2010.
Summary of Incident
Subject and two codefendants entered the church to rob the victims of their personal items. The pastor had been bound and suffocated with a plastic bag, additionally with blunt force trauma to his head, face, back, shoulder, arms and hands. The female victim had massive head trauma but was alive.
Anthony Gregory Springs and Clifford Jefferson
Race and Gender of Victim