Sentencing date set for one in Grube murder case
Saturday, July 05, 2014 12:01 AM
The sentencing of Trevin Sanders in the 2011 murders of Robert and Colleen Grube has been set for July 17. (DHI Media File photo)
CELINA — One of two persons charged in the home invasion shooting deaths of Robert and Colleen Grube near Fort Recovery will be sentenced on July 17. Trevin Sanders faces a possible life sentence for his part in the killings of 70-year-old Robert Grube and his 47-year-old daughter, Colleen. The sentencing date was set earlier this week.
Sanders, who is now 20, was 17 at the time of the November 2011 murders, cannot face the death penalty due to his age. The same cannot be said of the other man charged in the deaths. Bryant Rhoads, 23, Union City, Indiana, who would be eligible for the death penalty if found guilty in court. Rhoads will next appear in a Mercer County courtroom on July 15.
Rhoads is charged with obstruction of justice, aggravated murder, murder, involuntary manslaughter, kidnapping, aggravated robbery, aggravated burglary, burglary, and theft.
Authorities believe Sanders was the one who bound and shot the two victims at the farm house. A laptop computer and a gun were also reported missing from the Grube residence.
The victims’ bodies were found in the house by a relative. Robert Grube was found in his wheelchair, and Colleen Grube was found on the couch.
Both Sanders and Rhoads are being held in the Mercer County Correctional Facility.