Prosecutors: Man Stabbed Mom 88 Times

By: WOWT/KTIV News Email
By: WOWT/KTIV News Email

Tuesday morning, prosecutors began laying out their case against an Early, Iowa man accused of murdering his mother.

During opening arguments, the Sac County attorney said evidence will show that 21-year-old Kirk Levin stabbed his mother, cutting her 88-times and choked her with a belt.

They also say Levin admitted to the killing when questioned by investigators.

His defense attorney told the jury that he does not plan to contest the evidence.

Instead, he said the fighting issue will be Levin's state of mind at the time of the killing.

Levin's grandmother Sandra Schmitt and alleged kidnapping victim Jessica Vega were the first two witnesses to take the stand.


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