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Death Row Information

Inmate Information

Picture of Inmate Name Swain, Mario
TDCJ Number 999475
Date of Birth 02/28/1979
Date Received 04/08/2004
Age (when Received) 25
Education Level (Highest Grade Completed) 12
Date of Offense 12/27/2002
  Age (at the time of Offense) 23
  County Gregg
  Race Black
  Gender Male
  Hair Color Black
  Height (in Feet and Inches) 5′ 7″
  Weight (in Pounds) 139
  Eye Color Brown
  Native County Los Angeles
  Native State California

Prior Occupation

Prior Prison Record

Summary of Incident
On December 27, 2002, in Gregg County, Texas, Swain broke into a residence with the intent to steal money. While the burglary was in progress, the victim, a forty-four year old white female, returned home. After a struggle, Swain struck the victim in the head with a tire tool and placed her body in the trunk of her car. He transported her body to an abandoned car and placed her in the trunk. Swain returned to the home and stole money, jewelry and credit/debit cards.


Race and Gender of Victim
White Female