Chilling true-crime documentary airs Saturday on WDAY Xtra; 'Dakota Spotlight: The House on Sweet and Seventh' tells tragic story of 1998 Bismarck murder

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"Dakota Spotlight: The House on Sweet and Seventh" airs at 9 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 26, on WDAY Xtra.

This chilling and heartbreaking documentary looks back on the 1998 murder of Barbara and Gordon Erickstad in Bismarck. The couple was brutally killed in their home by their son, 18-year-old Brian Erickstad, and his friend, 27-year-old Robert Lawrence in September of 1998. Through interviews with investigators, vintage footage, documents, and more, host James Wolner shines a light on a very dark case and searches for answers.

Watch it at 9 p.m. tonight on WDAY Xtra.


Correction: This story has been updated. The previous version of the article listed the incorrect day.

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