A Fargo Man Charged With Murder Set To Change Plea

FARGO, N.D. – A Fargo man charged with murder in a bar brawl that killed a father of five is set to plead guilty in the case in Cass County court.

Nicholas Morris, who was charged with 3 other men in the death last spring of 35-year-old Joey Gaarsland, was set to go to trial next week in the AA felony murder case against him.

Prosecutors alleged Morris and 3 other men beat Gaarsland to death following a confrontation between another man, Scott Moen, and Gaarsland’s wife Laura. Gaarsland died several days later in the hospital of severe head injuries.

 Moen pleaded guilty in the case last November.

 Watch KVRR news at 6 and 9 for more on what happened in the courtroom.


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