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Death Row Information

Offender Information

Picture of Offender Name Rodriguez, Michael Anthony
TDCJ Number 999413
Date of Birth 10/29/1962
Date Received 05/09/2002
Age (when Received) 39
Education Level (Highest Grade Completed) 12
Date of Offense 12/24/2000
  Age (at the time of Offense) 40
  County Dallas
  Race Hispanic
  Gender Male
  Hair Color Brown
  Height 5 ft 7 in
  Weight 215
  Eye Color Brown
  Native County Bexar
  Native State Texas

Prior Occupation

Prior Prison Record
#698074, received on 3/16/1995 on a life sentence from Bexar County on one count of capital murder with a deadly weapon (was on escape from TDCJ when he committed present offense).

Summary of Incident
While on escape from TDCJ, Rodriguez and 6 co-defendants robbed a sporting goods store at gunpoint. An Irving police officer was murdered outside the store as Rivas and co-defendants left the scene.

George Rivas (sentenced to death)
Donald Newberry (sentenced to death)
Randy Halprin
Patrick Murphy, Jr.
Joseph Garcia
Larry Harper

Race and Gender of Victim
white male