January 27, 2011 in INFORUM
An alleged confession by Gene Kirkpatrick, the man accused of hiring a hitman to kill his former son-in-law, was voluntary and is admissible at trial, a judge ruled Thursday. <a href=”http://www.inforum.com/event/article/id/306534/”>Continue Reading</a>
January 18, 2011 in INFORUM
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. Continue Reading
December 9, 2010 in INFORUM
UPDATED 4:33 p.m.
Jurors considering murder charges against Michael Nakvinda for the hammer beating of a Fargo dentist last year will be returning to the Cass County Courthouse on Friday to continue deliberating the case. Continue Reading
December 8, 2010 in INFORUM
After finding out this fall that his alleged conspirator in killing Philip Gattuso had changed his story, Michael Nakvinda called his mom from a jailhouse phone.
December 6, 2010 in INFORUM
The state and the defense have wildly differing theories on Gene Kirkpatrick’s role in the hammer beating that killed his former son-in-law and orphaned his 3-year-old granddaughter.
December 2, 2010 in INFORUM
Minutes after admitting he had paid his handyman to kill his granddaughter’s father, leaving the 3-year-old with no parents, Gene Kirkpatrick gave police his reasoning as an equation.
November 30, 2010 in INFORUM
The two Oklahoma City-area men authorities have blamed in the bloody beating death of a Fargo dentist last fall are turning on each other.
August 18, 2010 in INFORUM
The custody of 4-year-old Kennedy Gattuso, believed by police to be the motivating factor for the murder of Fargo dentist Philip Gattuso last October, has been settled, the parties involved say.
August 17, 2010 in INFORUM
A murder trial for a grandfather accused of hiring a hitman to kill his former son-in-law is likely to be delayed from October to next year. Continue Reading