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Death Row Information

Offender Information

Picture of Offender Name Gongora, Nelson
TDCJ Number 999452
Date of Birth 08/20/1979
Date Received 06/04/2003
Age (when Received) 23
Education Level (Highest Grade Completed) 08
Date of Offense 04/07/2001
  Age (at the time of Offense) 21
  County Tarrant
  Race Hispanic
  Gender Male
  Hair Color Black
  Height 05'07"
  Weight 171
  Eye Color Brown
  Native County Harris
  Native State Texas

Prior Occupation
Framer, Forklift Operator, Laborer

Prior Prison Record
None

Summary of Incident
On April 7, 2001, Gongora and co-defendant, Orosco, attempted to rob a 36 year old hispanic male. During the struggle, gunshots were fired striking the victim, resulting in his death.

Co-Defendants
A. Orosco

Race and Gender of Victim
Hispanic Male