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Death Row Information

Inmate Information

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Name Granger, Bartholowmew
TDCJ Number 999579
Date of Birth 09/26/1970
Date Received 05/08/2013
Age (when Received) 42
Education Level (Highest Grade Completed) 8
Date of Offense 03/14/2012
  Age (at the time of Offense) 41
  County Jefferson
  Race Black
  Gender Male
  Hair Color Black
  Height (in Feet and Inches) 5′ 9″
  Weight (in Pounds) 262
  Eye Color Brown
  Native County Galveston
  Native State Texas

Prior Occupation
Truck Driver

Prior Prison Record

Summary of Incident
Subject opened fire with a 40 caliber rifle on his wife, his daughter, and the daughter's mother outside of the Jefferson County Courthouse. The victim was killed during the crossfire between the subject and the police. Subject fled the scene in a motor vehicle, and jumped out of the vehicle while in motion. Subject then entered a building where he took several hostages. The hostages were able to overpower the subject due to injuries he had received.


Race and Gender of Victim
White female