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Death Row Information

Inmate Information

Picture of Inmate Name Rosales, Michael
TDCJ Number 999274
Date of Birth 1/11/74
Date Received 7/16/98
Age (when Received) 24
Education Level (Highest Grade Completed) 10 years
Date of Offense 6/4/97
  Age (at the time of Offense) 23
  County Lubbock
  Race Hispanic
  Gender Male
  Hair Color Black
  Height (in Feet and Inches) 5′ 5″
  Weight (in Pounds) 163
  Eye Color Brown
  Native County Kit Carson
  Native State Colorado

Prior Occupation

Prior Prison Record

Summary of Incident
On June 4, 1997, Rosales was in the process of committing burglary of a habitation when he entered the home of a 60-year-old female. Rosales claims he did not know she was home, and he was subsequently discovered while committing burglary. Rosales grabbed a kitchen knife from the victim's kitchen, stabbed her 137 times, and struck her with a hard object resulting in her death.


Race and Gender of Victim
Unknown female