Woman jailed in Google exec death

Jun 1, 2015 by Guest Writer

The woman charged in the death of a Google executive aboard a yacht in November 2013 has pleaded guilty in a California court and was sentenced to six years in jail in mid May.

Alix Tichelman was charged with prostitution and manslaughter in the death of Google executive Forrest Timothy Hayes after he died of a heroin overdose. She pleaded guilty to two felony charges of involuntary manslaughter and administering drugs.

Mr. Hayes died aboard his 45-foot boat M/Y Escape in the Santa Cruz harbor.