Alix Tichelman Charged With Manslaughter
Tichelman, described as a high-end prostitute, was with Hayes on his yacht in a Santa Cruz harbor the night he died, and video surveillance recorded Tichelman stepping over Hayes’ body, sipping wine as he died of a heroin overdose.
Hayes, a Google engineer, was found dead on his yacht Nov. 23, 2013, at the age of 51. A husband and a father to five children, Hayes’ death was deemed suspicious by authorities and Tichelman became a suspect when it was determined that she and Hayes had engaged in “an ongoing prostitution relationship."
Tichelman and Hayes reportedly had an ongoing sexual relationship, which began through the “sugar daddy” website Seekingarrangement.com. And police believe that Tichelman not only supplied Hayes with the heroin that killed him,