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Death Row Information

Offender Information

Picture of Offender Name Murphy, Jedidiah Isaac
TDCJ Number 999392
Date of Birth 09/01/1975
Date Received 07/26/2001
Age (when Received) 25
Education Level (Highest Grade Completed) 12
Date of Offense 10/04/2000
  Age (at the time of Offense) 25
  County Dallas
  Race White
  Gender Male
  Hair Color Brown
  Height 5 ft 7 in
  Weight 155
  Eye Color Brown
  Native County Sutton
  Native State Texas

Prior Occupation
welder, contractor, laborer

Prior Prison Record
#687358 for burglary of a habitation and burglary of a vehicle. Released in 1994 on shock probation.

Summary of Incident
On 10/04/2000, in Garland, Murphy forced a 79 year old white female to give him a ride at gunpoint. After riding for about 30 minutes, Murphy forced the victim into the trunk of the car. The victim was shot while getting into the trunk. Murphy then drove the victim's car to Van Zandt County, where the victim was removed from the trunk and drowned in a creek. Murphy later used the victim's credit cards to purchase alcohol and cigarettes.


Race and Gender of Victim
White female