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Death Row Information

Offender Information

Picture of Offender Name Roberson III, Robert Leslie
TDCJ Number 999442
Date of Birth 11/10/1966
Date Received 02/21/2003
Age (when Received) 36
Education Level (Highest Grade Completed) 10
Date of Offense 01/31/2002
  Age (at the time of Offense) 35
  County Anderson
  Race White
  Gender Male
  Hair Color Brown
  Height 6 ft 0 in
  Weight 269
  Eye Color Blue
  Native County Wood
  Native State Texas

Prior Occupation
cook, construction, welder, laborer

Prior Prison Record
#527853 on a ten year sentence from Anderson County for burglary of a habitation; 01/08/1991 released on parole to Smith County; 03/25/1993 returned from parole from Smith County with a new conviction of 5 years and 7 years concurrent for theft by check from Smith County and theft by worthless check from Gregg County; 12/15/1994 released on parole to McLennan County; 06/23/1999 returned from parole from McLennan County without new conviction; 12/12/2000 released on parole to Anderson County.

Summary of Incident
On 01/31/2002, in Palestine, Texas, Roberson took his two year old white female daughter to Palestine Regional Medical Center, claiming she had fallen out of bed. The victim had suffered severe trauma to her head from being struck by Roberson. The victim was life flighted to Dallas Children's Hospital, where she died from her injuries the next day. Roberson was in the course of committing or attempting to commit aggravated sexual assault on the victim.

Co-Defendants
None

Race and Gender of Victim
white female