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Death Row Information

Offender Information

Picture of Offender Name Gutierrez, Ruben
TDCJ Number 999308
Date of Birth 06/10/1977
Date Received 05/14/1999
Age (when Received) 21
Education Level (Highest Grade Completed) 8
Date of Offense 09/05/1998
  Age (at the time of Offense) 21
  County Cameron
  Race Hispanic
  Gender Male
  Hair Color Black
  Height (in Feet and Inches) 5′ 10″
  Weight (in Pounds) 155
  Eye Color Brown
  Native County Lee
  Native State Florida

Prior Occupation
fork lift operator, laborer

Prior Prison Record
None

Summary of Incident
On September 5, 1998, in Brownsville, Texas, Gutierrez and two co-defendants entered the home office of an 85-year-old Hispanic female with the intent to rob her of the money she kept in a safe. The victim was struck repeatedly and stabbed multiple times in the head, causing her death. The subject and co-defendants fled the residence with a minimum of $56,000.

Co-Defendants
Garcia, Rene;
Garza, Pedro

Race and Gender of Victim
Hispanic female