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Death Row Information

Offender Information

Picture of Offender Name Chi, Heliberto
TDCJ Number 999437
Date of Birth 12/28/1978
Date Received 11/21/2002
Age (when Received) 23
Education Level (Highest Grade Completed) 11
Date of Offense 03/24/2001
  Age (at the time of Offense) 22
  County Tarrant
  Race Hispanic
  Gender Male
  Hair Color Black
  Height (in Feet and Inches) 5′ 7″
  Weight (in Pounds) 205
  Eye Color Brown
  Native County San Pedrosula
  Native State Honduras

Prior Occupation
construction, drywall, laborer

Prior Prison Record
n/a

Summary of Incident
On 3/24/2001, in Arlington, Chi and one co-defendant murdered the manager of a men's clothing store during a robbery. Chi entered a men's clothing store armed with a .38-caliber handgun while the co-defendant waited in the car outside. Chi fatally shot the 56-year old white victim in the back. Chit also shot an 18-year old Hispanic male in the back. The second victim was transported to a local hospital, where he was treated and released.

Co-Defendants
Alejandro Sierra

Race and Gender of Victim
white male