MADISON, Wis. (AP) — A man charged with killing a University of Wisconsin-Madison student in 2008 has been ordered to stand trial.
A Dane County judge on Thursday ruled there was enough evidence to show probable cause that David Kahl might be responsible for the death of 21-year-old Brittany Zimmermann. Kahl appeared in court via video from the Oshkosh Correctional Institution.READ MORE: Ettinger Wins Dem Nod For Hagedorn's 1st District Seat; Finstad, Munson Vie For GOP Primary Win
The 54-year-old Kahl is charged with first-degree intentional homicide in the death of Zimmermann, who investigators say was stabbed and strangled.READ MORE: Sonny Day: Gray's 7 Shutout Innings Send Twins Past Tigers
Prosecutors allege that Kahl was going to houses in Zimmermann’s Madison neighborhood on April 2, 2008 and asking for money. Kahl said he needed cash for a tire repair, but was actually planning to buy crack cocaine, authorities said.
Kahl is imprisoned in Oshkosh for a seventh drunken driving conviction. His sentence ends in November.MORE NEWS: St. Paul's Ford Plant Redevelopment Project Inches Closer To Completion
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