User uShare Login | Register
Login
Register

Along with posting photos, videos, and stories, your uShare account lets you post Classified Ads, recipes on What's For Dinner, and Announcements.


82° View Weather Current Conditions Sioux Falls Change Location
Set Weather Options

RADAR LOCATION

TEMPERATURE LOCATION

Share your Photos, Videos, and Stories on uShare! Click here to get started.

KELOLAND.com | Sioux Falls News & Weather, South Dakota News & Weather, Minnesota and Iowa News

[0] My Saved Articles
Find local businesses
on the KELO Pages!

 

Correctional Officer's Killer In Court

October 14, 2011, 7:28 AM
Updated: October 14, 2011, 11:06 AM

Correctional Officer's Killer In Court
Eric Robert

SIOUX FALLS, SD - An inmate who's admitted to his role in the death of a corrections officer at the South Dakota State Penitentiary will be back in court Friday.

Eric Robert is charged with murder in the April death of 63-year-old Ron Johnson and faces the death penalty. He's one of three inmates accused of killing Johnson while two of them tried to escape.

Robert changed his plea to guilty at a hearing last month. That's when he said he had come up with the plan to kill Johnson, was the one who hit him in the head with a lead pipe and suffocated him with saran wrap.

Rodney Berget also tried to escape with Robert and plans to move forward with a jury trial. Michael Joseph Nordman was just named last month as the man who officials say provided the murder weapon.

Previous Story

Next Story




Sponsored

 


You may also like

Two State Penitentiary Inmates On Escape Status

6/26/2015 7:22 PM

Two minimum-security inmates have been placed on escape status Friday.

Full Story
9-Year-Old Girl Drowns in Lake Oahe

6/28/2015 8:06 PM

A nine-year-old drowned in Lake Oahe Sunday afternoon near Selby.

Full Story
Mitchell Teen Dies In Rollover Crash

6/25/2015 7:10 PM

A 14-year-old boy has died after a single-vehicle crash outside of Mitchell Thursday.

Full Story
Man Dies After Attempting To Swim Across Dam

6/26/2015 11:05 AM

At around 10 p.m. Thursday, Flandreau Police said Kenneth Bursheim jumped in and tried to swim across the lower dam.

Full Story
Sioux Falls Drug Bust Suspects Arrested Again

6/25/2015 11:11 AM

Police say Dylan Nichols went into an apartment near East 6th St. and Chicago Ave. on Wednesday afternoon, armed with a gun.

Full Story


Events