Death Row Information
|Name||Rodriguez, Michael Anthony|
|Date of Birth||10/29/1962|
|Age (when Received)||39|
|Education Level (Highest Grade Completed)||12|
|Date of Offense||12/24/2000|
|Age (at the time of Offense)||40|
|Height (in Feet and Inches)||5′ 7″|
|Weight (in Pounds)||215|
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 Newbury (sentenced to death)
Patrick Murphy, Jr.
Race and Gender of Victim