High-priced prostitute Alix Tichelman sentenced to 6 years in jail for killing Google Exec


SANTA CRUZ (KRON) – Alix Tichelman, a high-priced prostitute was found guilty of giving a Google executive a fatal dose of heroin on his yacht and was sentenced to 6 years in prison.

Defense attorneys for Tichelman say their client had also injected herself, clouding her judgment.  She pleaded guilty, according to court documents.

Larry Biggam, who represents 26-year-old Alix Tichelman, said after a court hearing in October that his client didn’t call for help because she panicked.

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Gerald Christensen, Tichelman’s other attorney, says the death was an accident and not malicious.

Surveillance video shows Tichelman gather her belongings, casually step over the body of 51-year-old Forrest Hayes to finish a glass of wine, clean up a counter, then lower a blind before leaving the yacht on Nov. 23.

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Tichelman plead guilty to two counts of administering a controlled substance and one count of involuntary manslaughter.

 

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