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Death Row Information

Offender Information

Picture of Offender Name Runnels, Travis Trevino
TDCJ Number 999505
Date of Birth 12/17/1972
Date Received 11/16/2005
Age (when Received) 32
Education Level (Highest Grade Completed) 11
Date of Offense 01/29/2003
  Age (at the time of Offense) 30
  County Potter
  Race Black
  Gender Male
  Hair Color Black
  Height 6' 00''
  Weight 208
  Eye Color Brown
  Native County Dallas
  Native State Texas

Prior Occupation
Laborer

Prior Prison Record
TDCJ# 081244 on a five year sentence for burglary of a building from Dallas County; TDCJ# 782388 on a seventy year sentence for aggravated robbery from Dallas County.

Summary of Incident
On 01/29/2003 in Potter County, while incarcerated in the TDCJ Clements Unit, Runnels fatally stabbed a forty year old white male, who was working as an Industrial Supervisor in the unit boot factory.

Co-Defendants
None

Race and Gender of Victim
White male