Levin charged with murder

EARLY – Kirk R. Levin has been charged with first-degree murder in the death of his mother.

Levin was arrested Thursday and originally charged with kidnapping a 21-year-old woman.

While Sac County deputies investigated, they discovered the body of Levin’s mother, Marilyn Schmitt, in her home at 2242 Ira Ave.

An autopsy determined Schmitt died of sharp force injuries, according to Sac County Sheriff Ken McClure.

Levin has a preliminary hearing and bond review scheduled for Tuesday at 11 a.m.