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Grucza gets 25 years in prison in Toys R Us slaying

Bernard T. Grucza, a former regional vice president for Toys R Us, was sentenced on his guilty plea to first-degree manslaughter in the slaying of Laurence Wells II, the Hamburg store’s assistant manager. He was also sentenced to 5 years' probation.

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