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Death Row Information

Offender Information

Picture of Offender Name Wooten, Larry
TDCJ Number 999269
Date of Birth 12/10/58
Date Received 5/21/98
Age (when Received) 39
Education Level (Highest Grade Completed) 12 years
Date of Offense 9/3/96
  Age (at the time of Offense) 37
  County Lamar
  Race Black
  Gender Male
  Hair Color Black
  Height (in Feet and Inches) 5′ 5″
  Weight (in Pounds) 183
  Eye Color Brown
  Native County Lamar
  Native State Texas

Prior Occupation
Building Maintenance

Prior Prison Record
TDCJ #603454, received on 12/17/91 from Lamar County on a 12 year sentence for robbery; paroled 6/3/94.

Summary of Incident
On September 3, 1996, Wooten murdered an 80-year-old black male and his 86-year-old wife. Wooten stabbed the victims and cut their throats. Also, the female victim was beaten with a pistol with such force that the grips and portions of the trigger mechanism of the pistol broke off. Wooten then robbed the couple of $500.00 to $600.00 in cash.

Co-Defendants
None

Race and Gender of Victim