Man executed for the robbery and murder of an acquaintance

October 21, 1992Potosi, MissouriRicky Lee Grubbs (33) is executed for the beating and stabbing death of an acquaintance Grubbs had been with his brother Randy on February 15, 1984 when Randy visited his acquaintance Jerry Thornton at Thornton’s home. According to Randy, he introduced the two then excused himself to use the restroom. When he…