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Death Row Information

Offender Information

Picture of Offender Name Speer, William
TDCJ Number 999398
Date of Birth 09/29/1974
Date Received 10/30/2001
Age (when Received) 27
Education Level (Highest Grade Completed) 8
Date of Offense 07/11/1997
  Age (at the time of Offense) 23
  County Bowie
  Race White
  Gender Male
  Hair Color Black
  Height 6 ft 0 in
  Weight 215
  Eye Color Brown
  Native County Harris
  Native State Texas

Prior Occupation
Laborer

Prior Prison Record
#668485 - life sentence from Harris County for 1 count of capital murder with a deadly weapon

Summary of Incident
On 7/11/1997 at the Telford Unit in Bowie County, Speer strangled to death a 47 year old white offender in the victim's cell.

Co-Defendants
Anibal Canales

Race and Gender of Victim
White male