Death Row Information
|Name||Masterson, Richard Allen|
|Date of Birth||03/05/1972|
|Age (when Received)||30|
|Education Level (Highest Grade Completed)||6|
|Date of Offense||02/09/2001|
|Age (at the time of Offense)||28|
|Height (in Feet and Inches)||5′ 11″|
|Weight (in Pounds)||233|
welder, carpenter, laborer
Prior Prison Record
4-year adult probation Walker County, Georgia 1991 for Burglary (revoked to 1 year time served in Georgia Department of Corrections)- X/Tennessee Department of Corrections, Brushy Mountain Correctional Complex, Petros, Tennessee-X/Georgia Department of Corrections, Bostick Correctional Institute, Hardwick, Georgia, released on probation on 04/07/1992 X/TDCJ on a 2 year sentence from Harris County for 1 count of burglary of a building with intent to commit theft, released on parole in absentia to Harris County on 10/19/1992, received parole discharge on 09/29/1994.
Summary of Incident
On 02/09/2001 in Houston, Masterson choked the victim, an adult white male, resulting in the victim's death. Masterson also took the victim's vehicle after the murder.
Race and Gender of Victim