USA - North Dakota. Federal prosecutors will not seek death for Alfonso Rodriguez

USA - Alfonso Rodriguez, Jr

23 March 2023 :

(March 16, 2023) - Alfonso Rodriguez, Jr. no longer on death row for the killing of Dru Sjodin
Federal prosecutors will no longer seek the death penalty for Alfonso Rodriguez, Jr. in the 2003 kidnapping and murder of Dru Sjodin.
The US Attorney for North Dakota Mac Schneider says he recently met with Sjodin’s family in central Minnesota. Rodriguez has been on death row at a federal facility in Indiana.
The move came as a directive from US Attorney General Merrick Garland.


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