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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 6 ft 2 in
  Weight 229
  Eye Color Brown
  Native County El Paso
  Native State Texas

Prior Occupation

Prior Prison Record

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.


Race and Gender of Victim
Hispanic male