The verdict has come back in the Joshua Pendlton murder trial. The jury in Scott County has found Pendelton guilty of the murder of Rev. Al Henderson. The murder occurred here in Fort Dodge, outside the St. Paul Lutheran Church in Oct.2019
The guilty verdict was reached Tuesday morning after the jury was under deliberation following closing arguments on Monday. After lengthy delays in the start of the case, the trial was completed in less than 2 weeks.