Dentist murder case: Kilkpatrick's lawyers seek change of venue
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.
Kirkpatrick, whose daughter was married to Gattuso until her death in March 2009, is accused of paying Oklahoma City handyman Michael Nakvinda to kill Gattuso, who was found beaten to death in his south Fargo condo on Oct. 26, 2009.
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