Kirk R. Levin has pleaded not guilty to killing his mother.
Levin, 21, is accused of stabbing his mother, Marilyn Schmitt, 45, of Early, to death on Jan. 3.
He's also accused of kidnapping a 21-year-old Storm Lake woman in a separate case.
No trial date had been set as of early Monday afternoon.
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