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Execution Date Set For Rodney Berget

Execution Date Set For Rodney Berget

A date has been set for the execution of one of two men who admitted to killing a guard at the South Dakota State Penitentiary.  Circuit Judge Bradley Zell has issued a warrant of execution for Rodney Berget for the death of Senior Correctional Officer Ronald Johnson in April 2011.  Berget is scheduled to be put to death sometime between January 12-18 of 2014.  The date and time of the execution will be decided by the penitentiary warden.  Another man involved in the murder, Eric Robert, was put to death last fall.

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