Central Illinois man enters plea to first-degree murder charge


BLOOMINGTON - A central Illinois man who's facing a first-degree murder charge in connection with the November 2014 death of his ex-wife entered a plea in court on Friday.

Authorities say Kirk Zimmerman, 56, pleaded not guilty to the charge.  Zimmerman was arrested last week in connection with the death of Pamela Zimmerman, 53.  In addition to the plea, Zimmerman's attorney requested a reduction in bond.

Police say Pamela Zimmerman was found shot to death in her Bloomington office last year.  We will provide more details as they become available.

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