South Dakota Supreme Court to Russell Rhines: no more appeals - KOTA Territory News

South Dakota Supreme Court to Russell Rhines: no more appeals

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© KOTA-TV  - Rhines was convicted for brutally murdering 19 year-old Donnivan Schaeffer during a burglary at this Rapid City donut shop in March 1992 © KOTA-TV - Rhines was convicted for brutally murdering 19 year-old Donnivan Schaeffer during a burglary at this Rapid City donut shop in March 1992

Attorney General Marty Jackley announced that the South Dakota Supreme Court has denied Charles Russell Rhines' request for further appeals.
 
"The Schaeffer family has waited more than 20 years for justice in their son's case," said Attorney General Jackley.  "The Supreme Court's order is an important step in holding Rhines accountable for his horrific actions to the Schaeffers and the community."

Rhines was convicted in 1993 for brutally murdering of 19 year-old Donnivan Schaeffer during a burglary of a Rapid City donut shop on March 8, 1992.

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