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Death Row Information

Inmate Information

Picture of Inmate Name Cantu, Ivan Abner
TDCJ Number 999399
Date of Birth 06/14/1973
Date Received 11/08/2001
Age (when Received) 28
Education Level (Highest Grade Completed) 12
Date of Offense 11/04/2000
  Age (at the time of Offense) 27
  County Collin
  Race Hispanic
  Gender Male
  Hair Color Black
  Height (in Feet and Inches) 5′ 7″
  Weight (in Pounds) 176
  Eye Color Brown
  Native County Dallas
  Native State Texas

Prior Occupation
clerical, laborer

Prior Prison Record

Summary of Incident
On 11/04/2000 in Dallas, Cantu shot and killed a 27 year old Hispanic male (cousin to Cantu) and a 21 year old white female. In addition, Cantu took jewelry and a vehicle from the victim's residence.


Race and Gender of Victim
Hispanic male and white female