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Death Row Information

Offender Information

Picture of Offender Name Garcia, Juan Martin
TDCJ Number 999360
Date of Birth 2/18/1980
Date Received 6/21/2000
Age (when Received) 20
Education Level (Highest Grade Completed) 8
Date of Offense 9/17/1998
  Age (at the time of Offense) 18
  County Harris
  Race Hispanic
  Gender Male
  Hair Color Black
  Height (in Feet and Inches) 5′ 5″
  Weight (in Pounds) 183
  Eye Color Brown
  Native County Harris
  Native State Texas

Prior Occupation
construction, landscaping, laborer

Prior Prison Record
None

Summary of Incident
9/17/1998 during the night in Houston, Garcia and three co-defendants approached a hispanic male who was walking to his vehicle in the parking lot of an apartment complex. Garcia demanded the victim's money and then shot him in the head with a .25 caliber pistol, killing him. Garcia took $8 in cash from the victim.

Co-Defendants
Eleazar Mendoza
Gabriel Morales
Raymond McBen

Race and Gender of Victim
Hispanic male