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According to US media, An American Rodney Berget executed Monday

According to US media, An American Rodney Berget executed Monday

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A 56-year-old American man Rodney Berget was executed Monday by lethal injection in South Dakota, as was his brother 18 years ago in Oklahoma.Rodney Berget was sentenced to death in 2012 for the murder of a prison guard during a failed escape attempt a year earlier.He committed the murder while serving a life sentence for two attempted murder and rape.During his trial in 2012, he felt "deserve the death penalty".He was finally executed Monday night after the US Supreme Court dismissed a last resort on his intellectual faculties.This last minute procedure delayed the execution by five hours, so Rodney Berget joked about it before going out."Sorry for the delay, I was stuck in the traffic jams," he said, according to witness Don Jorgensen quoted in local media. ...