Murder Trial of Paige Exline’s Stepbrother Moved to Decatur County
GUTHRIE COUNTY, Iowa -- The murder trial of Patrick Thompson is being moved out of Guthrie County. Thompson is charged with First Degree Murder for allegedly killing his stepsister, Paige Exline, and her cousin, Shakiah Cockerham, in an arson fire in May 2017. His trial is scheduled to begin on September 17th. A judge ruled on Thursday that the trial should be moved to Decatur County.