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Death Row Information

Offender Information

Picture of Offender Name Avila, Rigoberto Jr.
TDCJ Number 999391
Date of Birth 08/05/1972
Date Received 07/19/2001
Age (when Received) 28
Education Level (Highest Grade Completed) 12
Date of Offense 02/29/2000
  Age (at the time of Offense) 27
  County El Paso
  Race Hispanic
  Gender Male
  Hair Color Black
  Height (in Feet and Inches) 6′ 2″
  Weight (in Pounds) 229
  Eye Color Brown
  Native County El Paso
  Native State Texas

Prior Occupation
Laborer

Prior Prison Record
None

Summary of Incident
On 02/29/2000, El Paso, Avila was babysitting a 19 month old Hispanic male and his sibling at their residence. Avila struck the victim in the abdomen, causing the death of the child.

Co-Defendants
None

Race and Gender of Victim
Hispanic male