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Death Row Information

Offender Information

Picture of Offender Name Wooten, Larry
TDCJ Number 999269
Date of Birth 12/10/58
Date Received 5/21/98
Age (when Received) 39
Education Level (Highest Grade Completed) 12 years
Date of Offense 9/3/96
  Age (at the time of Offense) 37
  County Lamar
  Race Black
  Gender Male
  Hair Color Black
  Height 5-5
  Weight 183
  Eye Color Brown
  Native County Lamar
  Native State Texas

Prior Occupation
Building Maintenance

Prior Prison Record
TDCJ #603454, received on 12/17/91 from Lamar County on a 12 year sentence for robbery; paroled 6/3/94.

Summary of Incident
On September 3, 1996, Wooten murdered an 80-year-old black male and his 86-year-old wife. Wooten stabbed the victims and cut their throats. Also, the female victim was beaten with a pistol with such force that the grips and portions of the trigger mechanism of the pistol broke off. Wooten then robbed the couple of $500.00 to $600.00 in cash.

Co-Defendants
None

Race and Gender of Victim