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Offender Information

Picture of Offender Name Bible, Danny Paul
TDCJ Number 999455
Date of Birth 08/28/1951
Date Received 07/17/2003
Age (when Received) 51
Education Level (Highest Grade Completed) 12
Date of Offense 05/27/1979
  Age (at the time of Offense) 27
  County Harris
  Race White
  Gender Male
  Hair Color Gray
  Height 05'07"
  Weight 194
  Eye Color Blue
  Native County Brazoria
  Native State Texas

Prior Occupation
Warehouseman, Electrician, Laborer

Prior Prison Record
#381513 on a 25 year sentence from Palo Pinto County 1 count of murder.

Summary of Incident
On 05/27/1979, in Harris County, Bible attacked and sexually assaulted a white female that came to his residence to use the phone. Bible then stabbed the victim multiple times, resulting in her death.

Co-Defendants
None

Race and Gender of Victim
White/Female

 

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Last Updated Jun 27, 2018 8:15 PM EDT

Editor's note: Danny Paul Bible was executed Wednesday night and pronounced dead at 6:32 p.m., about 15 minutes after a lethal injection. Read the latest update here.


HUNTSVILLE, Texas -- A Texas death row inmate who confessed to four slayings and at least nine rapes is waiting to see whether the U.S. Supreme Court will halt his Wednesday night execution amid concerns from his lawyers that his health issues make it likely a lethal injection will cause him unconstitutional pain.

No one disputes Danny Paul Bible's guilt for a Houston woman's slaying nearly 40 years ago that went unsolved for two decades before a jury convicted him and sentenced him to death.

But instead of lethal injection, Bible's lawyers have proposed the 66-year-old be rolled in his wheelchair in front of a firing squad or be administered nitrogen gas to cut off oxygen to his brain until he stops breathing. His deteriorating health, the attorneys argue, has left his veins unsuitable for IVs to be inserted to carry a lethal dose of pentobarbital. :snip: https://r.search.yahoo.com/_ylt=AwrJ61sFqDdbGC8ALh1XNyoA;_ylu=X3oDMTEyanNvNWYzBGNvbG8DYmYxBHBvcwMxBHZ0aWQDQjQ4NTNfMQRzZWMDc2M-/RV=2/RE=1530402950/RO=10/RU=https%3a%2f%2fwww.cbsnews.com%2fnews%2fdanny-paul-bible-ailing-texas-inmate-wants-execution-by-firing-squad-or-gas%2f/RK=2/RS=d9O8JPPUqpnFSrwrX8yMYATRZWM-

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