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Rodriguez should be spared of death, lawyers say: Effect of mental disability ruling is uncertain

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FARGO — Alfonso Rodriguez once boasted of reading hundreds of books, but dropped out of school at the age of 18 without graduating.

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The man convicted of the 2003 kidnapping and murder of Dru Sjodin is mentally retarded, according to his lawyers, and therefore should be spared the death penalty.

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Patrick Springer
Patrick Springer first joined the reporting staff of The Forum in 1985. He can be reached by calling 701-241-5522. Have a comment to share about a story? Letters to the editor should include author’s name, address and phone number. Generally, letters should be no longer than 250 words. All letters are subject to editing. Send to letters@forumcomm.com
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