Linda Stein's Personal Assistant Arrested for Her Murder

November 9, 2007 1:32 PM ET

Ten days after former Ramones manager and New York real estate tycoon Linda Stein was found bludgeoned to death in her 5th Avenue apartment, the police have made an arrest. Twenty-six-year-old Natavia Lowery, who worked as Stein's personal assistant, has seemingly all but confessed to the crime, telling officials they had an acrimonious relationship. "It was that Linda just kept yelling at her, over everything" a law enforcement official told The New York Times. "They fought. It was like a continuous thing, like a buildup." Last December Lowery was charged with identity theft.

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