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Execution date, time set for Inmate Rodney Berget





October 26, 2018
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Execution date, time set for Inmate Rodney Berget

Pierre, S.D.- In accordance with South Dakota Codified Law 23A-27A-17, Darin Young, Director of Prison Operations and Warden of the South Dakota State Penitentiary, has set the date and time for the execution of Inmate Rodney Berget as Monday, October 29, 2018, at 1:30 p.m. CDT.

State law allows for the judge in a capital punishment case to appoint a week for the execution to occur. The exact date and time of the execution is left to the warden's discretion. The warden is required by state law to publicly announce the scheduled day and hour of the execution not less than forty-eight hours prior to the execution.

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