Execution delays have grown over time
Alfonso Rodriguez was 53 in 2006 when a jury in Fargo, N.D., sentenced him to death for the brutal kidnapping, rape and murder of Pequot Lakes High School graduate and University of North Dakota student Dru Sjodin.
He’s 61 today, waiting on death row in Terre Haute, Ind., as one of his final legal recourses to save his own life plays out.
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