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Death Row Information

Offender Information

Picture of Offender Name Martin, Jerry Duane
TDCJ Number 999552
Date of Birth 03/28/1970
Date Received 02/17/2009
Age (when Received) 38
Education Level (Highest Grade Completed) 10th Grade
Date of Offense 09/24/2007
  Age (at the time of Offense) 37
  County Leon C/V from Walker
  Race White
  Gender Male
  Hair Color Brown
  Height (in Feet and Inches) 5′ 9″
  Weight (in Pounds) 169 lbs.
  Eye Color Brown
  Native County Collin
  Native State Texas

Prior Occupation:

Construction

Prior Prison Record:

Prior Prison Record: TDCJ # 585762, Dallas County, 10 yr sentence from Harris County for Theft of Property $750-$20,000; released to Shock Probation; returned under TDCJ # 795994, 50 yr sentence from Collin County for Attempted Capital Murder with a Deadly Weapon, Aggravated Assault with a Deadly Weapon and Failure to Appear; incarcerated at the time of this offense.

Summary of incident:

The subject and co-defendant were working in the field squad at the Wynne Unit. He took an officer's weapon, ran to a city parking lot and stole a City of Huntsville truck. The subject drove the truck into the horse of a female correctional officer causing her fall and resulting in her death.

Co-Defendants:

John Ray Faulk, Jr.

Race and Gender of Victim

One white female