Fargo Man Changes Plea For Slitting Another Man’s Throat

Victim was grandson of longtime area TV weatherman

George OrtizFARGO, N.D. (KVRR/KFGO) — George Ortiz of Fargo changes his plea to guilty to murder in the October stabbing death of a Wisconsin man who had recently moved to Fargo. The 39-year-old Ortiz was sentenced to 55 years in prison. He admits killing 32-year-old Phillip Bergquist near the Red River in downtown Fargo by slitting his throat. The cases…