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Published January 19, 2011, 07:48 AM

Prosecutors say there is no reason to move trial for Gene Kirkpatrick

Fargo, ND (WDAY TV) - Cass County prosecutors say there's no reason to move the trial for Gene Kirkpatrick out of Fargo. The 64-year-old Oklahoma man is accused of hiring Michael Nakvinda to kill his former son-in-law, Philip Gattuso. Nakvinda was found guilty last month.

By: WDAY Staff Reports, WDAY

The 64-year-old Oklahoma man is accused of hiring Michael Nakvinda to kill his former son-in-law, Philip Gattuso. Nakvinda was found guilty last month.

In briefs filed yesterday, prosecutors argued there's no basis for moving the trial that's set to start February 28th. Kirkpatrick argues that extensive media coverage will affect his ability to get a fair trial.

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