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Death Row Information

Offender Information

Picture of Offender Name Gomez, Ignacio
TDCJ Number 999290
Date of Birth 12/02/1969
Date Received 12/10/1998
Age (when Received) 29
Education Level (Highest Grade Completed) 9
Date of Offense 11/23/1996
  Age (at the time of Offense) 26
  County El Paso
  Race Hispanic
  Gender Male
  Hair Color Black
  Height 5' 6"
  Weight 155
  Eye Color Brown
  Native County Chicuayua
  Native State Mexico

Prior Occupation

Prior Prison Record

Summary of Incident
On 11/23/96, during the nighttime, in El Paso, Gomez fatally shot an 18-year old white male and two 16-year old white males with a 357-caliber pistol. Gomez observed the three males walking down the road near his mother's residence. Gomez thought they were the ones who hade broken into his mother's residence. Gomez and three co-defendants got into a fight with the three males. Gomez shot the three white males repeatedly in the head and then buried them in the sand dunes in the desert.

Gomez, Jose
Gomez, Roberto
Guillen, Joel

Race and Gender of Victim
Three white males