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Prison guard killer seeks hearing to avoid execution

February 26, 2013 in The Daily Republic

SIOUX FALLS (AP) A man on death row in South Dakota has asked for a new sentencing hearing so he can show that a new relationship with his son and grandchildren provides a reason for him not to be executed, court documents show. Continue Reading

SD AG requests new sentencing hearing for prison guard killer

January 4, 2013 in The Daily Republic

PIERRE (AP) South Dakota Attorney General Marty Jackley has asked the 2nd Judicial Circuit to schedule a resentencing hearing for a man who helped kill a guard at the State Penitentiary in Sioux Falls.
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SD prison inmate to be executed in mid-September

February 24, 2012 in The Daily Republic

PIERRE (AP) A mid-September execution is set for the second of two men sentenced to die for the killing of a South Dakota prison guard during a failed escape attempt. Continue Reading

SD high court delays inmate’s execution for chance to review

February 17, 2012 in The Daily Republic

The South Dakota Supreme Court has delayed the execution of one of two men convicted of killing a prison guard during an escape attempt, giving justices possibly two years to review the case even though the inmate isn’t challenging his sentence, the attorney general said Thursday. Continue Reading

SD inmate sentenced to death in guard killing

February 6, 2012 in The Daily Republic

SIOUX FALLS (AP) A judge on Monday sentenced a South Dakota inmate to death for his part in the killing of a prison guard during an unsuccessful escape attempt. Continue Reading