Brandon Daniel was sentenced to death by the State of Texas for the murder of a police officer. According to court documents Brandon Daniel was seen leaving a store with concealed merchandise and the police were called. When Austin Police Department Officer Jaime Padron arrived there was a struggle between the two men that ended when Brandon Daniel would shoot the Officer in the neck causing his death. Brandon Daniel would be arrested, convicted and sentenced to death.
Brandon Daniel 2021 Information
|Date of Birth||11/11/1987|
|Age (when Received)||26|
|Education Level (Highest Grade Completed)||GED|
|Date of Offense||04/06/2012|
|Age (at the time of Offense)||24|
|Height (in Feet and Inches)||5′ 3″|
|Weight (in Pounds)||201|
Brandon Daniel More News
The Texas Court of Criminal Appeals has upheld the death sentence for a man convicted of fatally shooting an Austin police officer.
APD Officer Jaime Padron responded to the Walmart near Interstate 35 and Parmer lane around 2:30 a.m. April 6, 2012 for a reported shoplifter. Brandon Daniel struggled with Padron before he shot and killed the officer. Daniel, now 29, was found guilty in February 2014 and sentenced to death.
Daniel’s defense filed a writ presenting 11 allegations in which he challenged the validity of his conviction and sentencing. The six-page unanimous decision from the Court of Criminal Appeals rejected the challenges.