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Death Row Information

Inmate Information

Picture of Inmate Name Matthews, Damon
TDCJ Number 999476
Date of Birth 12/24/1984
Date Received 04/20/2004
Age (when Received) 19
Education Level (Highest Grade Completed) 11
Date of Offense 03/06/2003
  Age (at the time of Offense) 18
  County Harris
  Race Black
  Gender Male
  Hair Color Black
  Height (in Feet and Inches) 5′ 7″
  Weight (in Pounds) 211
  Eye Color Brown
  Native County Harris
  Native State Texas

Prior Occupation
Fast Food & Laborer

Prior Prison Record

Summary of Incident
On March 6, 2003, in Harris County, Texas, Matthews approached a Hispanic male and demanded that he turn over his car keys. When the victim did not comply, Matthews shot him, resulting in his death.


Race and Gender of Victim