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Car Crash Leads Police to Murder Scene


An early morning crash on I-94 has lead police to find three more people dead.

Michael Van Der Linden caused the crash by going in the wrong direction on I-94 near Michigan City, Indiana, crashing into another vehicle. The crash caused a fire which engulfed both vehicles.

Indiana State Troopers responded and the county coroner pronounced both drivers dead at the scene.

When officers visited Van Der Linden's home in Belleville, a suburb of Detroit, to notify the family, they found his door open. Inside, they found his wife and two children stabbed to death.

The case is still under investigation.

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