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Death Row Information

Inmate Information

Picture of Inmate Name Broxton, Eugene
TDCJ Number 999044
Date of Birth 02/27/1955
Date Received 09/18/1992
Age (when Received) 37
Education Level (Highest Grade Completed)
Date of Offense 05/16/1991
Age (at the time of Offense) 36
County Harris
Race Black
Gender Male
Hair Color Black
Height (in Feet and Inches) 5′ 8″
Weight (in Pounds) 195
Eye Color Brown
Native County Harris
Native State Louisiana

Prior Occupation

Prior Prison Record
TDCJ #423154, received 06/03/1986, Harris County, 13 years agg. robbery and attempt to commit capital murder. Paroled to Harris County, 10/10/1990.

Summary of Incident
Convicted in the May 1991 robbery and murder of Sheila Dockens of Louisiana. Dockens and her husband, Waylon Dockens, were inside a Channelview motel room when Broxton gained entrance by pretending to be with the motel's management. He pistol-whipped the couple, bound Sheila Dockens' hands and feet, and shot her in the chest. Her husband, a Brown & Root worker, survived a shot to the head and later identified Broxton as the assailant. Broxton is charged with capital murder in four other cases that occurred in April and May 1991.


Race and Gender of Victim