Minot man charged in fatal stabbing headed for trial
MINOT, N.D. – A 57-year-old man who pleaded not guilty to an AA-felony murder charge in a May fatal stabbing in Minot will be going forward to trial.
Prosecutors charged Milo Whitetail with murder in the death 43-year-old of Eric Patterson.
Investigators said Patterson was found in the Economy Hotel with multiple stab wounds and pronounced dead at the hospital.
During a pretrial conference Wednesday, the state and defense agreed to move forward with a jury trial.
Whitetail will stand trial near the end of August.
He faces the chance of life in prison without parole if convicted on the AA-felony charge.
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