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Published May 27, 2012, 04:46 PM

A second family member is on death row in South Dakota

South Dakota (WDAY TV) -- A South Dakota inmate on death row for killing a prison guard, will be part of a rarity when he's executed.

South Dakota (WDAY TV) -- A South Dakota inmate on death row for killing a prison guard, will be part of a rarity when he's executed.

That's because Rodney Berget will be the second person in his family. His brother was convicted in 1987 of killing a man in Oklahoma and executed in 2000.

There are at least 3 other cases of brothers who committed crimes and got the death penalty together.

But the Berget brothers differ because the crimes are separated by more than 600 miles and 25 years.

Just over a year ago Berget tried to escape from the state prison in South Dakota, he killed a 63 year old guard in the failed attempt.

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