Jacob Evans who also goes by Jake Evans was seventeen years old when he murdered his mother and sister. According to court documents Jacob Evans would call 911 and tell the operator that he had just shot and killed his mother and sister in their Texas home. When asked why he would murder them he could not give a reason. At trial this teen killer would at first declared not mentally competent however this would later change. After being convicted on both murders Jake Evans would be sentenced to forty five years in prison.
Jacob Evans 2019 Information
SID Number: 50153444
TDCJ Number: 01997058
Name: EVANS,JACOB RYAN
Maximum Sentence Date: 2057-10-04
Current Facility: DARRINGTON
Projected Release Date: 2057-10-04
Parole Eligibility Date: 2035-04-05
Jacob Evans Other News
A teen who fatally shot his mother and 15-year-old sister inside their Parker County home was sentenced to 45 years in prison Thursday in a plea agreement with prosecutors.
Jacob Ryan “Jake” Evans, who was 17 at the time of the 2012 slayings, pleaded guilty to two counts of murder. As part of the plea, the state waived a capital murder charge.
Evans, who turns 20 in May, must serve at least half his sentence before becoming eligible for parole. He will be given credit for the 21/2 years he has been held in jail or in a state mental hospital while awaiting trial.
Evans had been ordered to a state mental hospital in October after he was ruled incompetent to stand trial. On Monday, a competency evaluation stating that Evans had been restored to competency was filed in court and Thursday’s plea hearing was scheduled.