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.
Execution Date Set For Rodney Berget