Death Row Information
|Date of Birth||05/18/1962|
|Age (when Received)||39|
|Education Level (Highest Grade Completed)||6|
|Date of Offense||12/24/2000|
|Age (at the time of Offense)||38|
|Height (in Feet and Inches)||6′ 0″|
|Weight (in Pounds)||215|
|Native State||New Mexico|
carpenter, electrician, laborer
Prior Prison Record
#326418 on a 10 year sentence from Travis County for one count of aggravated robbery; released on mandatory supervision on 07/23/1985; returned from mandatory supervision on 04/08/1987 with a 15 year sentence from Travis County for one count of aggravated robbery with a deadly weapon; released on parole on 03/04/1992; returned from parole on 05/15/1998 with a 99 year sentence from Travis County for one count of aggravated robbery with a deadly weapon.
Summary of Incident
While on escape from TDCJ, Newbury and 6 co-defendants robbed a sporting goods store at gunpoint. An Irving police officer was murdered outside the store as Newbury and co-defendants left the scene.
George Rivas (sentenced to death)
Michael Rodriguez (sentenced to death)
Patrick Murphy, Jr.
Larry Harper (committed suicide)
Race and Gender of Victim