Duluth, MN (KDAL) - A former Superior resident was executed by lethal injection last night in Sioux Falls, South Dakota. Fifty year old Eric Robert beat a prison guard to death with a lead pipe in a failed jail break. He had been serving time for kidnapping.
Robert graduated from High School in Hayward and lived and worked in Superior for the city as a crew supervisor in the Public Works Department.
The escape attempt that lead to the death of the guard was on April 12th of last year.