Death Row Information
|Name||Roberson III, Robert Leslie|
|Date of Birth||11/10/1966|
|Age (when Received)||36|
|Education Level (Highest Grade Completed)||10|
|Date of Offense||01/31/2002|
|Age (at the time of Offense)||35|
|Height||6 ft 0 in|
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.
Race and Gender of Victim