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