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Death Row Information

Inmate Information

Picture of Inmate Name Gardner, John
TDCJ Number 999516
Date of Birth 01/03/1956
Date Received 11/20/2006
Age (when Received) 50
Education Level (Highest Grade Completed) 12
Date of Offense 01/23/2005
  Age (at the time of Offense) 49
  County Collin
  Race White
  Gender Male
  Hair Color Brown
  Height (in Feet and Inches) 6′ 0″
  Weight (in Pounds) 190 lbs
  Eye Color Blue
  Native County Forest
  Native State Mississippi

Prior Occupation

Prior Prison Record
MS Dept of Corrections #55484 on an eight year sentence for aggravated assault.

Summary of Incident
On January 23, 2005 in Collin County, Gardner entered the residence of a 41-year-old white female with the intent to burglarize the home. During an altercation, Gardner shot the victim. The victim was transported via life flight and later died from her injuries.


Race and Gender of Victim
White Female