STAFF BLOG REPUBLIC INSIDER Should RVers have to serve jury duty?
There's an interesting story in today's edition about lawyers in a murder case arguing over whether RVers with South Dakota addresses should be included in a jury pool. One of the lawyers made the poi... Posted on 4/8/10 at 6:38 AM
Alexander Salgado has promised to cause problems if forced to go to court, State Penitentiary Officer Mark Schlosser said in court Thursday, according to media reports. Salgado, 22, has been involved in violent incidents in prison and is being held in disciplinary segregation, the officer said.
After more than two and a half years in court, Hanson County has incurred more than $400,000 in expenses related to the 2009 murder of 16-year-old Jasmine Guevara, of Mitchell. And with one suspect in the case still awaiting trial, the expenses continue to pile up.
Attorney General Marty Jackley and Hanson County States Attorney Jim Davies announced today that Maricela N. Diaz, 16, Ft. Wayne, Indiana/ Guanajuato, Mexico, made her initial appearance in adult court on the charges contained in the complaint for the murder of Jasmine Guevara, 16, Mitchell.
A Mexican man will spend the rest of his life in prison after admitting Monday to participating in the murder of a 16-year-old Mitchell girl.
Alexander Salgado, 21, pleaded guilty to seconddegree murder at the Davison County Public Safety Center as part of a plea agreement with the state. First-degree murder, felony murder and firstdegree arson charges were dropped.
A man who earlier pleaded not guilty to three charges related to the killing of a 16-year-old Mitchell girl is scheduled to change his plea Monday in a Mitchell courtroom.
Alexander Salgado, 21, is scheduled to change his plea at 8 a.m. Monday at the Davison County Public Safety Center.
South Dakota Attorney General Marty Jackley and Hanson County State’s Attorney Jim Davies advised the media this afternoon that a change of plea hearing has been scheduled in the case of State of South Dakota v. Alexander Salgado for 8 a.m. Monday.
The 2009 death of a Mitchell girl may result in the death of a person who allegedly committed the heinous crime. Jasmine Guevara was killed Nov. 10 near Mitchell in rural Hanson County. Charged with first-degree murder is Alexander Salgado, who is accused of conspiring with a 15-year-old to kill Guevara. Again rises the ugly head of the death penalty. After George Sitts was put to death in South Dakota in 1947, 60 years passed before the state again resorted to capital punishment. Sitts killed two law-enforcement officers during a late-night chase. The man who followed Sitts on the death-penalty roll was Elijah Page, who was killed by lethal injection on July 11, 2007, for his role in a torturous killing of a man near Spearfish in 2000.
She is known only as M.D., a girl who, at age 15, was arrested for her involvement in the November killing of 16-year-old Jasmine Guevara, of Mitchell.
She is accused of helping Alexander Salgado, 21, kill Guevara. Neither Hanson County State’s Attorney Jim Davies nor Paige Wilbur, South Dakota Attorney General press secretary, would comment recently on charges or maximum penalties for the girl, but state law does say one thing: she cannot face the death penalty.
Prosecutors in the slaying of a 16-year-old Mitchell girl announced Wednesday that they will seek the death penalty for one of her accused killers.
Alexander Salgado, 21, is charged with first-degree murder, felony murder and arson in the Nov. 10 death of Jasmine Guevara.
PIERRE - Attorney General Marty J. Jackley and Hanson County State’s Attorney Jim Davies announced this afternoon the state’s filing of a notice of intent to request the death penalty in the murder of Jasmine Guevara.
ALEXANDRIA — A lawyer for accused murderer Alexander Salgado told a judge Wednesday at the Hanson County courthouse that patrons of a business allowing travelers to keep a South Dakota address should be included in the jury pool.
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