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Death Row Information

Inmate Information

Picture of Inmate Name Hernandez, Jesse Joe
TDCJ Number 999425
Date of Birth 06/08/1964
Date Received 08/08/2002
Age (when Received) 38
Education Level (Highest Grade Completed) 10
Date of Offense 04/11/2001
  Age (at the time of Offense) 36
  County Dallas
  Race Hispanic
  Gender Male
  Hair Color Black
  Height (in Feet and Inches) 5′ 3″
  Weight (in Pounds) 145
  Eye Color Brown
  Native County Dallas
  Native State Texas

Prior Occupation

Prior Prison Record
X/TDCJ-ID #705762, on a 3 year sentence from Dallas County for 1 count each of indecency with a child and possession of a controlled substance cocaine, 07/11/1997 returned from mandatory supervision, 07/14/1998 released on mandatory supervision in absentia, 12/11/1998 received mandatory supervision discharge.

Summary of Incident
On 04/11/2001, in Dallas, Texas, Hernandez struck an 11 month old Hispanic male and his sister in the head with a flashlight. The children had been left in the care of Hernandez when the incident took place. The sister survived her injuries, but the 11 month old did not.


Race and Gender of Victim
Hispanic male, Hispanic female