VALENTINE, Neb. (KELO) — A 25-year-old Nebraska man has been arrested for first degree murder.
On Wednesday morning, the Nebraska State Patrol announced Kevin Kilmer, of Valentine, Nebraska, has been charged with first-degree murder and use of a weapon to commit a felony. He is being held in the Cherry County jail.
According to authorities, there was a report of a “disturbance” in Kilgore, Nebraska. Authorities were trying to find two people involved in the disturbance.
Troopers found Kilmer hiding in a wooden area. Kilmer was taken to a hospital in Valentine because of extreme temperatures.
Authorities found Ruth Wittmuss, 52, dead of an apparent homicide.