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Medical examiner: Scholten-Linderman died of strangulation
(NEWSCHANNEL 3) - New information emerged Monday in the case of a man accused of killing his girlfriend in Kent County.
The death certificate shows 29-year-old Daniell Scholten-Linderman died from strangulation.
Deputies believe 51-year-old Scott Hammer killed Linderman after a fight at a relative's home in Spencer Township last week.
They say he then drove to the home the couple shared in Sheridan Township and burned it down.
Hammer is charged with open murder.