Fargo police detective last of prosecution’s 18 witnesses to take the stand
FARGO – The defense for Gene Kirkpatrick, the man standing trial
for allegedly helping plot the murder of Philip Gattuso, will begin today after the state rested its case Tuesday morning.
Hit man still maintains that he was framed
It was the only sentence the prosecution considered suggesting and the precise result the defense expected: Michael Nakvinda was sent to prison Friday for the rest of his life for murdering Fargo dentist Philip Gattuso 15 months ago.
Prosectors argue against tossing out police interview
There’s no basis for moving an upcoming murder trial away from Fargo or for throwing out a police interview conducted with the defendant, Cass County prosecutors argue in briefs filed Tuesday.
FARGO – Attorneys for Gene Kirkpatrick have asked a Cass County judge to move his upcoming jury trial out of Fargo and suppress statements he made to detectives during the investigation into the murder of Fargo dentist Philip Gattuso.
Convicted killer seen as ‘damaged goods’
Get a solid grasp on one thread, and you can pull the whole sweater apart.
That’s often the upshot of the first conviction in cases involving conspiracy allegations. A defendant found guilty typically has a built-in incentive – a break on sentencing – to testify in the still-pending cases.
FARGO – A jury has found Michael Nakvinda guilty of killing Fargo dentist Philip Gattuso.
The nine women and three men handed down the verdicts shortly after 11 a.m., convicting Nakvinda of murder, robbery, burglary and theft.
View your ad here! Cost effective targeted advertising. Contextual advertising starting as low as $79/month. This includes targeted ad delivery and search results! Add your business to the Marketplace »