Death Row Information
|Name||Hamilton, Jr., Ronald James|
|Date of Birth||04/21/1977|
|Age (when Received)||25|
|Education Level (Highest Grade Completed)||7|
|Date of Offense||11/07/2001|
|Age (at the time of Offense)||25|
|Height||5 ft 11 in|
painter, construction, laborer
Prior Prison Record
#844739, on a 2-year sentence from Harris County for 1 count of Possession of Cocaine. 10/12/1999 released on Mandatory Supervision. 09/12/2000 received Mandatory Supervision Discharge.
Summary of Incident
On 11/07/2001, in Houston, Hamilton and one co-defendant murdered a store clerk during a robbery. Hamilton entered a convenience store armed with a handgun. Hamilton fatally shot a 36-year old Iranian male and then shot a 38 year old Iranian male. Hamilton then removed a cash register and left the store.
Race and Gender of Victim