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Death Row Information

Offender Information

Picture of Offender Name Acker, Daniel Clate
TDCJ Number 999381
Date of Birth 10/09/1971
Date Received 04/02/2001
Age (when Received) 29
Education Level (Highest Grade Completed) 8
Date of Offense 03/12/2000
  Age (at the time of Offense) 28
  County Hopkins
  Race White
  Gender Male
  Hair Color Brown
  Height (in Feet and Inches) 6′ 0″
  Weight (in Pounds) 295
  Eye Color Brown
  Native County Hunt
  Native State Texas

Prior Occupation
electrician's helper, plumber's helper, laborer

Prior Prison Record
Received by TDCJ on 05/04/1993 on a ten year sentence four Burglary of a Habitation out of Delta County. Released on Parole on 10/23/1995. Returned from Parole without new convictions on 04/21/1997. Released on Mandatory Supervision on 09/17/1999.

Summary of Incident
On 03/12/2000, Acker caused the death of a 32 year old female. Acker kidnapped the victim, then murdered her by strangulation and blunt force trauma. The victim's body was found along side a county road.

Co-Defendants
None

Race and Gender of Victim
Unknown female