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Man pleads guilty in 21-year-old sex assault cases

By Cleve R. Wootson Jr.
cwootson@charlotteobserver.com
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- Photo courtesy of Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department
Ricky Lee Grier has been linked to a pair of sexual assaults from 1993 – both cases where the victim was abducted before being assaulted.

Police have linked a man serving life in prison to a pair of sexual assaults from 1993.

On June 12, Ricky Lee Grier, 48, pleaded guilty to two counts of first degree sexual assault and was sentenced to a 15-year sentence. Grier was already serving a life sentence for a sexual assault that happened on May 25, 1993 on Statesville Avenue.

The Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department cold case sexual assault unit was able to connect Grier to two other assaults.

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