The controversial execution of a man who had “lobotomized” himself during a suicide attempt following the murder of a police officer

January 24, 1992ArkansasRickey Ray Rector is executed for the murder of a police officer On March 22, 1981, Rector and a group of friends visited a dance hall in Conway, Arkansas. An argument soon broke out regarding the hall’s $3 admission charge and Rector drew his .38 caliber pistol before firing randomly. Three men were…