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Death Row Information

Offender Information

Picture of Offender Name Whitaker, Thomas
TDCJ Number 999522
Date of Birth 12/31/1979
Date Received 03/23/2007
Age (when Received) 27
Education Level (Highest Grade Completed) 12th grade
Date of Offense 12/10/2003
  Age (at the time of Offense) 23
  County Fort Bend
  Race White
  Gender Male
  Hair Color Brown
  Height 5' 09"
  Weight 183 lbs
  Eye Color Hazel
  Native County Harris
  Native State Texas

Prior Occupation
None

Prior Prison Record
None

Summary of Incident
On the evening of December 10, 2003 in Fort Bend County, the subject and the victims, a 56 year-old white male, a 53 year-old white female and a 19 year-old white male returned home from dinner. When they arrived at the residence, Chris Brachere shot the three victims each one time with a 9 millimeter pistol, killing the female and the 19 year-old white male. The 56 year-old white male sustained a gunshot wound to the chest, but survived.

The subject conspired with two codefendants to kill the subject's family so that he would receive a $1,500,000 inheritance.

Co-Defendants
Chris Brachere, Steven Champagne

Race and Gender of Victim
White male and white female