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Published November 22, 2012, 04:26 PM

Thousands remember Dru Sjodin today

Grand Forks, ND (WDAY TV) -- A sad anniversary in the Red River Valley. 9 years ago today, Dru Sjodin was kidnapped, raped, and murdered.

By: WDAY Staff Reports, WDAY

Grand Forks, ND (WDAY TV) -- A sad anniversary in the Red River Valley. 9 years ago today, Dru Sjodin was kidnapped, raped, and murdered.

There's a post on Facebook honoring her memory. Aready, thousands have liked and shared it. In the post, loved ones say there's a cloud over this Thanksgiving, and that they hope justice will be served.

Alfonso Rodriguez Junior was convicted of murdering the UND student after abducting her from the Columbia Mall parking lot in Grand Forks. Rodriguez sits on death row.

Lawyers are appealing the sentence.

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