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Death Row Information

Offender Information

Picture of Offender Name Garcia, Frank Martinez
TDCJ Number 999418
Date of Birth 10/21/1972
Date Received 06/10/2002
Age (when Received) 29
Education Level (Highest Grade Completed) 12
Date of Offense 03/29/2001
  Age (at the time of Offense) 28
  County Bexar
  Race Hispanic
  Gender Male
  Hair Color Black
  Height 5 ft 6 in
  Weight 169
  Eye Color Brown
  Native County Bexar
  Native State Texas


Prior Occupation
auto body painter, truck driver, auto mechanic, laborer

Prior Prison Record

Summary of Incident
On 03/29/2001, in San Antonio, Texas, Garcia fatally shot 2 victims. The incident began as a domestic dispute between Garcia and his 21 year old Hispanic female wife. The San Antonio Police Officer that responded to the disturbance call (49 year old Hispanic male) was the first victim. Garcia shot the officer 3 times, resulting in his death. Garcia then shot his wife 6 times resulting in her death. The couple's 5 year old daughter witnessed both murders. Garcia also shot and wounded the uncle of his wife during the incident.


Race and Gender of Victim
Hispanic male, Hispanic female