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Death Row Information

Offender Information

Picture of Offender Name Vasquez, Richard
TDCJ Number 999319
Date of Birth 04/17/1979
Date Received 06/24/1999
Age (when Received) 20
Education Level (Highest Grade Completed) 9
Date of Offense 03/05/1998
  Age (at the time of Offense) 18
  County Nueces
  Race Hispanic
  Gender Male
  Hair Color Black
  Height 5' 9"
  Weight 180
  Eye Color Brown
  Native County Nueces
  Native State Texas

Prior Occupation

Prior Prison Record

Summary of Incident
On 03/05/98, during the daytime, in Corpus Christi, Nueces County, Texas, Vasquez struck a 4 year old Hispanic female multiple times in the frontal part of her head with a closed fist. Vasquez then sent the victim outside to play, Vasquez took a nap. Later, Vasquez called the victim in from outside to brush her teeth. The victim got a small stool so she could reach the sink area. She got on top of the stool and fell backwards onto her back. Vasquez went into the bathroom and saw the victim laying on her back. The victim was rushed to the hospital, where she died 1 day later.


Race and Gender of Victim
Hispanic female