Execution Date Set For Berget, Man Who Assisted In Murder Of Correction Officer


The execution date for a South Dakota inmate has been set. 

Attorney General Marty Jackley announced Wednesday the warrant of execution for Rodney Berget has been issued by Second Circuit Court Judge Bradley Zell. 

Berget, who assisted fellow inmate Eric Robert in killing Correctional Officer Ronald “RJ” Johnson in 2011, is scheduled to be executed the week of Oct. 28 through Nov. 3. The specific time and date will be selected by the Warden of the State Penitentiary. 

Robert has already been executed for his role in the crime. 

This is a developing story. Stay with KELOLAND News for more coverage. 

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