Judges to hear Rodriguez appeal today
GRAND FORKS, N.D. - A three-judge panel will hear the appeal of Alfonso Rodriguez Jr.'s murder conviction and death sentence today in the 8th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in St. Paul.
Rodriguez, 56, is in a federal penitentiary in Terre Haute, Ind., sentenced to death for kidnapping resulting in the death of Dru Sjodin and is not expected to attend the hourlong hearing.
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