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Death Row Information

Offender Information

Picture of Offender Name Matthews, Ynobe
TDCJ Number 999387
Date of Birth 04/14/1976
Date Received 06/19/2001
Age (when Received) 25
Education Level (Highest Grade Completed) 11
Date of Offense 05/28/2000
  Age 24
  County Brazos
  Race Black
  Gender Male
  Hair Color Black
  Height 5' 9"
  Weight 288
  Eye Color Brown
  Native County Dallas
  Native State Texas

Prior Occupation
cook, carpenter, laborer

Prior Prison Record

Summary of Incident
On 05/28/2000, in College Station, Matthews kidnapped and sexually assaulted a 21 year old white female. Matthews then strangled the victim with his hands, causing her death. Matthews also set the building on fire before leaving the scene.


Race and Gender of Victim
White Female