BREAKING: Charges filed in 2008 homicide of Brittany Zimmermann

MADISON (WKOW) -- Criminal charges were filed today in the murder of UW-Madison student Brittany Zimmermann.

Authorities charged David A. Kahl, a 53-year-old man, in Dane County Circuit Court with first-degree intentional homicide (as party to a crime and by use of a dangerous weapon).

Brittany's killing took place on April 2, 2008 in her downtown Madison apartment. A Marshfield native, 21-year-old Zimmermann attended UW-Madison majoring in Medical Microbiology and Immunology.

She lived with her fiancée and their three cats in the 500 block of West Doty Street. Zimmermann's killing "shook the Madison community and devastated her family, friends and hometown," police said in a statement sent Friday.

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