The Toll

Tracking Chattanooga's Homicides


Jeanette Scholten

Date: 03/24/2016

Gender: Female

Age: 34

Race: White

Time: 12:09 p.m.

Suspect(s): Mark Howard, 52

Status: Suspect arrested

What happened:

Jeanette Scholten, 34, is found strangled to death inside the motel room where she had been living when her brother and mother check on her after she failed to answer phone calls. Mark Howard, 52, is later charged with criminal homicide.

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