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Man accused of killing girlfriend due in court Tuesday

BIG ISLAND (HawaiiNewsNow) - A preliminary hearing will be held Tuesday for the Washington state man accused of killing his girlfriend on the Big Island.

An autopsy shows 44-year-old Susan Brockert of Bellevue, Wash. died from multiple blunt force and sharp force trauma to the head and neck.

Her boyfriend, Howard Philip Zimmerman, is charged with murder after staff at The Fairmont Orchid at Mauna Lani Resort witnessed the attack.

Prosecutors have asked that Zimmerman be held without bail.

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