Robert Lynn Pruett


Age: 38

Texas man who was convicted for the 1999 murder of 37-year-old prison guard Daniel Nagle in a stabbing attack spurred by a dispute over a peanut butter sandwich while he was already serving a 99-year murder sentence for his role in the 1995 stabbing death of his neighbor Raymond Yarbrough in east Houston, Texas which occurred when he was only 15 years old at the time and had been in prison since he was a teenager after being convicted as an accomplice to a murder committed by his father, but who maintained his innocence and whose lawyers petitioned to halt his execution a number of times.

Cause of Death: Executed by lethal injection

Born: September 18, 1979

Died: October 12, 2017

Huntsville, Texas