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Death Row Information

Offender Information

Picture of Offender Name Ricks, Cedric Allen
TDCJ Number 999593
Date of Birth 09/07/1974
Date Received 05/19/2014
Age (when Received) 39
Education Level (Highest Grade Completed) 12
Date of Offense 05/01/2013
  Age (at the time of Offense) 38
  County Tarrant
  Race Black
  Gender Male
  Hair Color Black
  Height 5'07"
  Weight 172
  Eye Color Brown
  Native County Cook
  Native State Illinois

Prior Occupation
None

Prior Prison Record
None

Summary of Incident
The subject engaged in a verbal altercation with his common-law wife. He became angry and
grabbed a kitchen knife and began stabbing the victim and her 12-year old and 8-year old sons. The female victim and 8-year old victim died from fatal stab wounds to the neck, back of the neck, chest, hands, and face. The 12-year old victim was stabbed 25 times in the hands, neck, back of the neck, and chest. The subject fled the scene in the victim's car and telephoned his family to tell them he had killed the victim and her children. The police were able to trace the call made from his cell phone and arrested him in Garvin County, Oklahoma.

Co-Defendants
None

Race and Gender of Victim
Hispanic female, hispanic male