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June 23, 2017
'It's far more emotional': Rodriguez death penalty appeal testimony tough for Sjodin family
FARGO — For Linda Walker, the last four days have provided some of the toughest testimony that she and her family have heard related to...
June 23, 2017 - 8:35pm
June 22, 2017
Attorney says Rodriguez defense was hindered by prosecution's late disclosures
FARGO — A lawyer who represented Alfonso Rodriguez in his trial for the murder of Dru Sjodin said late disclosures by prosecutors of important...
June 22, 2017 - 8:27pm
June 21, 2017
Rodriguez death penalty appeal: Defense experts say asphyxiation likely cause of Sjodin's death
FARGO — The defense presented two more witnesses Wednesday, June 21, in an evidentiary hearing in the death penalty appeal of Alfonso Rodriguez...
June 21, 2017 - 8:22pm
June 20, 2017
Rodriguez death penalty appeal: Expert defense witnesses disagree with conclusion that Sjodin was stabbed, raped
FARGO — An evidentiary hearing in the death penalty appeal of Alfonso Rodriguez Jr. got underway Tuesday, June 20, in U.S. District Court....
June 20, 2017 - 7:43pm
June 19, 2017
Hearing in Rodriguez death penalty appeal set for this week
FARGO — An evidentiary hearing in the appeal of Alfonso Rodriguez Jr., who's on death row for the murder of Dru Sjodin, starts Tuesday,...
June 19, 2017 - 8:29pm
March 30, 2017
Prosecutors resolve Rodriguez defense motion by agreeing to provide more documents
FARGO—Drew Wrigley, former North Dakota lieutenant governor and former lead prosecutor in the trial of Alfonso Rodriguez Jr., will not...
March 30, 2017 - 10:23pm
March 22, 2017
Hearings postponed again in Rodriguez death penalty appeal
FARGO — A pair of evidentiary hearings in Alfonso Rodriguez Jr.'s appeal of his death sentence have been delayed again. An evidentiary...
March 22, 2017 - 5:33pm
March 8, 2017
Prosecutors presented false info in Dru Sjodin murder trial, defense argues
FARGO — Attorneys for Alfonso Rodriguez Jr., the man on death row for the murder of Dru Sjodin, claim prosecutors presented false testimony...
March 8, 2017 - 7:49pm
January 3, 2017
UPDATED: Court says Minnesota sex offender law OK
The 8th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals on Tuesday overturned a district court's finding that the Minnesota Sex Offender Program is unconstitutional....
January 3, 2017 - 6:27pm
August 16, 2016
Nearly two weeks of new hearings planned in Rodriguez death penalty appeal
FARGO – Nearly two weeks have been set aside next spring and summer for court hearings in Alfonso Rodriguez Jr.’s appeal of his death sentence. Four days starting March 28 are allotted for an evidentiary hearing on forensic issues in the murder case. An evidentiary hearing on...
August 16, 2016 - 11:00pm
January 7, 2016
Hearing canceled in death penalty appeal for Dru Sjodin's killer
FARGO -- The lengthy appeals process for North Dakota's only federal death penalty case has been delayed again. U.S. District Court Judge Ralph Erickson canceled an evidentiary hearing set for Wednesday in the case of Alfonso Rodriguez Jr., who was sentenced to death for kidnapping,...
January 7, 2016 - 9:24pm
August 6, 2015
On death row, killer of UND student Dru Sjodin questions juror conduct in death penalty sentencing
FARGO -- The man sentenced to death for the 2003 kidnapping and murder of Dru Sjodin is claiming juror misconduct during his trial. Next month, a federal judge is set to hear arguments related to a 2011 motion by attorneys for Alfonso Rodriguez Jr. His lawyers filed a habeas corpus...
August 6, 2015 - 8:35pm
November 16, 2013
Keeping a promise to Dru: 10 years after UND student’s murder, her mom and others remember
By Stephen J. Lee Forum News Service PEQUOT LAKES, Minn. — Linda Walker lives alone now in her house on the shore of Clamshell Lake,...
November 16, 2013 - 11:04pm
November 14, 2013
Convicted killer speaks from death row about night UND student died
By Stephen J. Lee Forum News Service GRAND FORKS, N.D. -- Alfonso Rodriguez was not insane when he deliberately killed Dru Sjodin 10 years ago after kidnapping her from a Grand Forks mall, according to the prosecution’s medical experts, who interviewed him on death...
November 14, 2013 - 9:25am