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Alfonso Rodriguez Jr.

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Prosecutors Say Rodriguez’s Lawyers Did Good Work

Federal prosecutors say in court documents released Wednesday that a man sentenced to death for killing a University of North Dakota student nearly 10 years ago knew what he was doing and his final appeal should be dismissed without a hearing.

11/13/2013

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Shutdown Leads To Delay In ND Death Penalty Appeal

Prosecutors handling the death penalty appeal by a man convicted of killing a University of North Dakota student will have more time to respond because of the government shutdown.

10/03/2013

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Hearing Scheduled In Motion For Rodriguez Appeal

Federal prosecutors want the notes of mental health professionals who examined a man convicted of killing of a University of North Dakota student more than nine years ago. Alfonso Rodriguez Jr., of Crookston, Minn., was sentenced to death after a jury found him guilty of raping, beating and stabbing Dru Sjodin of Pequot Lakes, Minn., in 2003.

05/21/2013

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ND Death Penalty Appeal Could Drag For 3 Years

A legal expert who has followed the death penalty case of a Minnesota man convicted for killing a University of North Dakota student says his final appeal could last at least three years.

01/16/2012

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Appeal Filed In Case Of Slain ND College Student

A last ditch legal effort is being made to keep convicted killer Alfonso Rodriguez, Jr. off an Indiana Federal prison’s death row. Rodriguez, Jr. is the man convicted back in 2006 for the kidnapping, rape and killing of University of North Dakota college student, Dru Sjodin.

10/18/2011

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