6 years for woman in Google exec yacht death


The woman charged in the death of a Google executive aboard a yacht in November 2013 pleaded guilty and was sentenced to six years in prison on Tuesday, NBC affiliate KSBW reported.

Alix Tichelman, who was charged with prostitution and manslaughter in the death of Google executive Forrest Timothy Hayes, pleaded guilty to two felony charges of involuntary manslaughter and administering drugs, reported KSBW. Hayes died of a heroin overdose on his private yacht in the Santa Cruz harbor.

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Police said Hayes had hired the alleged prostitute several times, reported KSBW, and the two were engaged in drug and se.ual activity the night of his death.

Tichelman had originally plead not guilty to manslaughter, great bodily injury and heroin possession in July 2014.

Read the full report from NBC affiliate KSBW here.

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