Breaking News: Execution Set For Monday
by KDLT News
October 12, 2012 2:25 PM
The South Dakota Department of Corrections has announced that the date and time for the execution of Inmate Eric Robert has been set for Monday, October 15, 2012, at approximately 10:00 p.m. CDT.
State law allows for the judge in a capital punishment case to appoint a week for the execution to occur. The exact date and time of the execution is left to the warden's discretion. The warden is required by state law to publicly announce the scheduled day and hour of the execution not less than forty-eight hours prior to the execution.
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