BREAKING NEWS: Rosendo Rodriguez Guilty of Capital Murder - KCBD NewsChannel 11 Lubbock

3/28/08

BREAKING NEWS: Rosendo Rodriguez Guilty of Capital Murder

After only two hours of deliberation, a Randall County jury found Rosendo Rodriguez, 28, guilty on two counts of capital murder.

Rodriguez killed Summer Baldwin and her unborn child in a Lubbock hotel room in 2005. A Lubbock medical examiner testified that Baldwin may have been alive when Rodriguez stuffed her body in a suitcase, and tossed it into a dumpster.

Her body was found in the Lubbock landfill the next day.

Following a short recess, the jury will begin hearing testimony in the punishment phase of the trial. Prosecutors are requesting the death penalty.

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