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Death Row Information

Offender Information

Picture of Offender Name Smith Jr., Roosevelt
TDCJ Number 999530
Date of Birth 1/19/1962
Date Received 11/7/2007
Age (when Received) 45
Education Level (Highest Grade Completed) 6th Grade
Date of Offense 10/28/2005
  Age (at the time of Offense) 43
  County Harris
  Race Black
  Gender male
  Hair Color Black
  Height 5' 9"
  Weight 180 lbs.
  Eye Color Brown
  Native County Orleans Parish
  Native State Louisiana

Prior Occupation
Cook, Kitchen Worker.

Prior Prison Record
None.

Summary of Incident
The subjects gained entrance into the home of Betty Blair. Once inside, the subjects knocked her to the floor, tied her up, and choked the victim until her death. They burglarized the home. While fleeing in the victim's vehicle, On-Star was activated and the subjects were tracked and stopped. The police arrested the subjects and recovered some stolen items in the vehicle.

Co-Defendants
Jimmy Hong Le and Stephanie Jacobi.

Race and Gender of Victim
77 year old white female.