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Published October 10, 2009, 07:17 PM

More Time Granted to File Appeal In Alfonso Rodriguez Junior Death Sentence

The man on death row for kidnapping and killing UND student Dru Sjodin will get more time in his appeal.

The man on death row for kidnapping and killing UND student Dru Sjodin will get more time in his appeal.

Under rules...Alfonso Rodriguez Junior's attorneys would have had to file a petition by tuesday.

They now have until november 23rd.

The lawyers say they need more time to study ten thousand pages of material.

Last month Rodriguez's death sentence was upheld in a two to one ruling.

His lawyers plan to ask the 8th circuit to reconsider.

At least six of 11 judges have to agree.

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