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Death Row Information

Inmate Information

Picture of Inmate Name Speer, William
TDCJ Number 999398
Date of Birth 09/29/1974
Date Received 10/30/2001
Age (when Received) 27
Education Level (Highest Grade Completed) 8
Date of Offense 07/11/1997
  Age (at the time of Offense) 23
  County Bowie
  Race White
  Gender Male
  Hair Color Black
  Height (in Feet and Inches) 6′ 0″
  Weight (in Pounds) 215
  Eye Color Brown
  Native County Harris
  Native State Texas

Prior Occupation
Laborer

Prior Prison Record
#668485 - life sentence from Harris County for 1 count of capital murder with a deadly weapon

Summary of Incident
On 7/11/1997 at the Telford Unit in Bowie County, Speer strangled to death a 47 year old white inmate in the victim's cell.

Co-Defendants
Anibal Canales

Race and Gender of Victim
White male