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Accused murderer Michael Nakvinda arrives in a van escorted by deputies Thursday evening at the Cass County Jail. Michael Vosburg / Forum Photo Editor

Murdered Fargo dentist's brother urges 'maximum justice'

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The brother of Philip M. Gattuso says he wants the death penalty on the table for the two Oklahoma men accused in the Fargo periodontist's death.

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For that to be possible, the criminal cases against Gattuso's father-in-law, Gene Carl Kirkpatrick, and the handyman he allegedly hired to kill Gattuso, Michael Allen Nakvinda, would have to be tried in federal court because North Dakota has no death penalty statute.

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