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Mother: Execution brings relief, not closure

October 31, 2012 in The Daily Republic

SIOUX FALLS (AP) Tina Curl was so eager to see her 9-year-old daughter’s killer executed Tuesday night that she couldn’t even take her seat in the witness room. “I was right up to the glass,” she said afterwards. Continue Reading

AP: Moeller admits rape, murder of girl in court

October 4, 2012 in The Daily Republic

SIOUX FALLS (AP) Convicted killer Donald Moeller has finally admitted in his own words that he kidnapped, raped and killed 9-year-old Becky O’Connell more than 20 years ago.
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Becky O’Connell’s mom to attend Moeller’s execution

September 4, 2012 in The Daily Republic

SIOUX FALLS (AP) A woman whose 9-year-old daughter was kidnapped, raped and slashed to death in South Dakota 22 years ago says she’s raised enough money to attend the convicted killer’s execution.
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Murder victim’s mom raises funds to watch execution

August 24, 2012 in The Daily Republic

SIOUX FALLS A woman whose 9-year-old daughter was kidnapped, raped and slashed to death in South Dakota 22 years ago is trying to raise money so she can attend the convicted killer’s execution.
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