Death Row Information
|Date of Birth||12/10/58|
|Age (when Received)||39|
|Education Level (Highest Grade Completed)||12 years|
|Date of Offense||9/3/96|
|Age (at the time of Offense)||37|
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.
Race and Gender of Victim