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Rodriguez appeal: Attorneys hold private hearing

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FARGO -- Attorneys held a private hearing by phone Monday in the appeal of Alfonso Rodriguez, the man awaiting an execution for murdering Dru Sjodin.


Lynn Jordheim, the first assistant U.S. attorney for North Dakota, declined to say what issues attorneys broached in the hearing, as it was closed to the public.

Federal court documents described the hearing held in the chambers of Judge Ralph Erickson as a status conference.

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