Plea deal reached with Grube murder suspect

Trevin Sanders Rourke, 19, admitted to two counts of aggravated murder in the November 2011 killings of Robert and Colleen Grube. (Photo/Mercer Co. Jail)
Trevin Sanders Rourke, 19, admitted to two counts of aggravated murder in the November 2011 killings of Robert and Colleen Grube. (Photo/Mercer Co. Jail)

CELINA, Ohio (WDTN) – One of the men accused in the deaths of Robert and Colleen Grube pled guilty Thursday.

Trevin Sanders Rourke, 19, admitted to two counts of aggravated murder in the November 2011 killings.

He entered into a plea negotiation while in Mercer County Common Pleas Court for a motion hearing.

Authorities found the Robert, 70, and his daughter Colleen, 47, bound with duct tape and shot in their Fort Recovery home.

Rourke will be sentenced April 15 and faces life without parole. The death penalty is not an option because Rourke was a juvenile when he committed the murders.

Bryant Rhoades, also arrested for the murders, is still awaiting trial.

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