Ponchai Wilkerson


Age: 28

Texas man who was convicted of the 1990 murder of store clerk Chung Myong Yi during an armed robbery at the Royal Gold Jewelry Store in Houston, Texas following a month-long crime spree, and who along with seven other death row inmates were involved in an attempted prison break during Thanksgiving Day 1998, in which one inmate Martin Gurule managed to escape but was fatally shot soon afterwards. 

Cause of Death: Executed by lethal injection

Born: July 15, 1971

Died: March 14, 2000

Huntsville, Texas