Murder, Arson Conviction Upheld

Dec 10, 2020

Jose Quinones Rodriguez
Credit SD Department of Corrections

An inmate serving life for fatally shooting his girlfriend and setting her apartment on fire has lost his bid for a new trial.

The South Dakota Supreme Court issued that opinion on Thursday, Dec. 10.

Justices say if any errors were made at trial, they were harmless, in light of the overwhelming amount of solid evidence.

Victoria Wicks has more of this story for SDPB.

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