Death Row Information
|Name||Hudson, Robert Jean|
|Date of Birth||3/4/63|
|Age (when Received)||37|
|Education Level (Highest Grade Completed)||12 years|
|Date of Offense||5/7/99|
|Age (at the time of Offense)||36|
|Height (in Feet and Inches)||5′ 11″|
|Weight (in Pounds)||229|
Prior Prison Record
TDC #413666, rec'd 3/31/86 on a 5-year sentence from Dallas County for 1 count of Burglary of a Habitation, Burglary of a Building and Forgery, released on Parole to Dallas County on 12/18/87; TDC #496636, rec'd 12/28/88 on a 6-year sentence from Dallas County for 1 count of Unauthorized Use of a Motor Vehicle, released on Parole to Dallas County on 4/6/89; TDC #611273, rec'd 3/31/92 on a 20-year sentence from Taylor County for Forgery by Passing, released on Parole to Dallas County on 10/28/98.
Summary of Incident
Convicted in the May 7, 1999 stabbing death of a 35-year-old black female and the attempted murder of her 9-year-old son. Hudson caught the victim with another man and stabbed her 7 times in the upper torso with a knife. The victim's son tried to intervene and Hudson slashed him 2 times in the throat with a knife. The victim died at the scene and her son ran out of the apartment to a neighbor, who called police. Hudson was arrested at the scene.
Race and Gender of Victim