RI sheriff: Efforts on restraining order reviewed

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Posted: Aug 14, 2013 2:45 PM
RI sheriff: Efforts on restraining order reviewed

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — Rhode Island officials are reviewing what efforts were made to serve a temporary restraining order on a man now charged with killing the woman who requested it.

Chief Sheriff David DeCesare tells WPRO-AM the Rhode Island Division of Sheriffs is trying to determine what attempts were made to serve Daniel Rodriguez.

Rodriguez is charged with killing Evelyn Burgos and her adult daughter and kidnapping Burgos' 2-year-old son Sunday. The boy was found unharmed.

Burgos was granted a temporary order July 26. Her affidavit says Rodriguez threatened to kill her.

The deputy who tried to serve Rodriguez says he couldn't find him at the address provided. The order was returned to the court Aug. 7.

DeCesare says the deputy is on vacation and the department has been unable to reach him.