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Death Row Information

Offender Information

Picture of Offender Name Woods, Jr., Steven Michael
TDCJ Number 999427
Date of Birth 04/17/1980
Date Received 08/27/2002
Age (when Received) 22
Education Level (Highest Grade Completed) 10
Date of Offense 05/02/2001
  Age (at the time of Offense) 21
  County Denton
  Race White
  Gender Male
  Hair Color Black
  Height (in Feet and Inches) 5′ 8″
  Weight (in Pounds) 152
  Eye Color Brown
  Native County Wayne
  Native State Michigan

Prior Occupation
computer technology, assembly worker, laborer

Prior Prison Record
N/A

Summary of Incident
On 05/02/2001, in The Colony, Texas, Woods and 1 co-defendant used a 380 caliber pistol, a 45 caliber pistol, and a knife to kill a 21 year old white male victim by shooting the victim 6 times in the head and cutting his neck 4 times. A 19 year old white female victim was also killed by receiving 2 shots to the head, 1 shot in the knee, and cutting her throat. Woods and the co-defendant took property from the victims which included their car keys, backpacks, a cell phone and other personal items.

Co-Defendants
Rhodes, Marcus

Race and Gender of Victim
white male, white female