Jose Merced Rodriguez

Jose Merced Rodriguez, 24, and his wife resided at 100 W. 270 N., near Rupert. On August 2, 2008, a large man entered their home and fatally beat Merced with an object resembling a baseball bat. The intruder attempted to sexually assault and beat his wife. His wife survived the attack and Jose died of his injuries. The story below is also linked here from the Times-News.

No arrests have been made. Contact the Minidoka County Sheriff’s Office if you have information to report on this incident.

Jose Rodriguez

Jose Rodriguez

Rodriguez family wants answers

LAURIE WELCH/Times-NewsBrigido Rodriguez holds his mother Maria Felix Rodriguez as she cradles a picture of her son, Jose Merced Rodriguez, taken on his wedding day. Merced was beaten to death Aug. 2 during a home invasion north of Rupert.

Jose Rodriguez

Jose Rodriguez

Jose Rodriguez

Jose Rodriguez hat
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