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Death Row Information

Offender Information

Picture of Offender Name Parr, Kenneth
TDCJ Number 999312
Date of Birth 01/16/1980
Date Received 06/07/1999
Age (when Received) 19
Education Level (Highest Grade Completed) 11
Date of Offense 01/21/1998
  Age 18
  County Matagorda
  Race Black
  Gender Male
  Hair Color Black
  Height 5' 6"
  Weight 164
  Eye Color Brown
  Native County Matagorda
  Native State Texas

Prior Occupation
Laborer

Prior Prison Record
None

Summary of Incident
On 01/21/98 in Bay City, Parr and one co-defendant robbed, sexually assaulted, and murdered a 30-year old white female. Parr and the co-defendant, while masked, burst into the residence of the victim through the front door. Parr and the co-defendant, armed with handguns, entered the victim's bedroom and sexually assaulted the victim. Parr and the co-defendant then ransacked the home, robbing the victim of money and property. The subject fatally shot the victim one time in the head. The victim's 2 small children were in the residence at the time of the offense and observed Parr and the co-defendant flee the residence with car keys belonging to the victim. Parr stopped and asked one of the children how to operate the car. When they were unable to start the car, they fled on foot.

Co-Defendants
Michael Wayne Jiminez

Race and Gender of Victim
White Female