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Published November 16, 2013, 12:00 AM

GALLERY: Dru Sjodin


Linda Walker lives alone now in the house by Clamshell Lake near Pequot Lakes, Minn., still committed to lobbying and speaking out so that other young women aren't victims of violence as her daughter, Dru Sjodin. A UND senior, Sjodin was killed 10 years ago on Nov. 22 by a convicted sex offender from Crookston. Photo by Eric Hylden/Grand Forks Herald

  • Linda Walker lives alone now in the house by Clamshell Lake near Pequot Lakes, Minn., still committed to lobbying and speaking out so that other young women aren't victims of violence as her daughter, Dru Sjodin. A UND senior, Sjodin was killed 10 years ago on Nov. 22 by a convicted sex offender from Crookston. Photo by Eric Hylden/Grand Forks Herald
  •  Linda Walker. Photo by Eric Hylden/Grand Forks Herald
  •  A sculpture of a tree based on a drawing by Dru Sjodin marks her grave in Pinewood Cemetery in Crosslake, Minn. Photo by Eric Hylden/Grand Forks Herald
  •  Linda Walker is known as "Nanna North," to her six blonde grandchildren who live in Simi Valley, Calif., with their parents Sven and Melinda Sjodin. Sven is Dru Sjodin's older brother. Photo by Eric Hylden/Grand Forks Herald
  • Grand Forks Police Chief John Packett reads a statement to the media at a packed press conference at the Grand Forks Police Department. File photo by Eric Hylden/Grand Forks Herald.
  • A makeshift memorial of bouquets, buttons and notes to Dru Sjodin is placed near Polk County 61 northwest of Crookston, Minn., the area where Dru  Sjodin's body was discovered Saturday after she disappeared nearly five months ago from a Grand Forks shopping mall parking lot. Herald file photo by Eric Hylden.
  • Jake Cameron and other volunteers rake through snowdrifts south of Grand Forks looking for evidence in the disappearance of Dru Sjodin at daybreak. File photo by Eric Hylden/Grand Forks Herald
  • Volunteers listen as Grand Forks County Sheriff's Deputy Ron Gibbens, left, and private investigator Bob Heales, right, give instructions for search at daybreak near the East Walle Lutheran Church south of Grand Forks. File photo by Eric Hylden/Grand Forks Herald.
  • Some volunteer searchers walk arm in arm as their search the ground near the BNSF railroad tracks east of Fisher, Minn. File photo by Jackie Lorentz.
  • A UND student places her candle of the steps of the Gamma Phi Beta house following a candlelight vigil for Dru Sjodin. Herald file photo.
  • Linda Walker and Allan Sjodin parents of Dru Sjodin talk to the media after  a large billboard of their daughter was put up on Hwy 2 near the National  Guard Armory in Crookston. File photo by Jackie Lorentz/Grand Forks Herald.
  • Allan Sjodin holds his grandson, Caleb, at the Pinewood Cemetery Saturday. File photo by Eric Hylden
  • Linda Walker releases a white pigeon over Dru's casket at the Pinewood Cemetery in Crosslake. File photo by Eric Hylden.
  • Sven Sjodin grieves over his sister, Dru's, casket at the gravesite service. File photo by Eric Hylden
  • Chris Lang, Dru Sjodin's boyfriend, and Adam Schultz, far right, who dated Sjodin for three years at UND, searched for Dru together and grieved for her together in Nisswa, Minn. File photo by Eric Hylden
  • Former Polk County deputy Dick Roue stands at the site December 23, 2004 where he found Dru Sjodin's body April 17. File photo by Darren Gibbins/The Forum
  • Over two-thousand closed leads into the Dru Sjodin disappearance fill binders against a wall in the war room. Investigators received thousands of  leads from the public. File photo by Cory Ryan/Grand Forks Herald.
  • Sid Walker, from left, Linda Walker and Allan Sjodin, left, listen to U.S. Attorney Drew Wrigley during a press conference in Fargo's Federal Courthouse following the sentencing of Alfonso Rodriguez to death. File photo by Michael Vosburg / Forum Photo Editor
  • U.S. Attorney for North Dakota Drew Wrigley addresses the media during a news conference after a raid that led to the arrest of 23 illegal immigrants working at the ethanol plant under construction in Casselton, N.D. File photo by Jay Pickthorn / The Forum
  • Defense attorney Richard Ney of Wichita, Kan., arrives at the federal courthouse in Fargo, N.D., Friday, Aug.  19, 2005 to argue motions in defense of his client Alfonso Rodriguez Jr., 52, of Crookston, Minn., who stands accused of the kidnapping resulting in the death of Dru Sjodin, who disappeared from a Grand Forks, N.D., mall in November 2003. Posecutors have said they will seek the death penalty if Rodriguez is convicted. Rodriguez's lawyers have asked U.S District Judge Ralph Erickson to bar capital punishment in the case. Ney argued Friday that Rodriguez's 1980 conviction in the attempted kidnapping and stabbing of a Crookston woman was tainted. Ney said the woman did not identify Rodriguez until after she was hypnotized. File photo by the Forum, Bruce Crummy.
  • Lt Jim Remer, of the Grand Forks Police Department, lead the investigating team in the search for UND student Dru Sjodin and sat through weeks of the trial in Fargo. File photo by Dave Wallis / The Forum
  • Mockups of the clothing Dru Sjodin was wearing when she was abducted hang  behind John Packett, Grand Forks Police Chief and Detective Duane Simon (left) in the "war room" at the Grand Forks Police Department. Investigators purchased the clothing to help visualize the person they were looking for.  File photo by Cory Ryan/Grand Forks Herald.
  • At a media conference Grand Forks Police Sgt. Michael Hedlund grimaces when questioned  as to whether there is the expectation that the massive search effort being conducted near Fisher, Minn., will result in finding UND student Dru Sjodin alive. File photo by Colburn Hvidston III/The Forum.