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Death Row Information

Inmate Information

Picture of Inmate Name Smith, Demetrius Wayne
TDCJ Number 999512
Date of Birth 05/13/1977
Date Received 07/05/2006
Age (when Received) 29
Education Level (Highest Grade Completed) 08
Date of Offense 03/24/2005
  Age (at the time of Offense) 27
  County Harris
  Race Black
  Gender Male
  Hair Color Black
  Height (in Feet and Inches) 5′ 8″
  Weight (in Pounds) 204
  Eye Color Brown
  Native County Harris
  Native State Texas

Prior Occupation
Electrician's Helper, Laborer

Prior Prison Record
TDCJ #715810 on a five year sentence for possession of a controlled substance from Harris County.

Summary of Incident
On March 24, 2005 in Harris County, Smith entered the home of a black female and shot her three times at close range, resulting in her death. The victim's daughter, an eleven year old black female ran from the residence. Smith followed her and fatally shot her.


Race and Gender of Victim
Two Black Females