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Former Google exec killed by heroin overdose on yacht is memorialized

Former Google exec killed by heroin overdose on yacht is memorialized

A Santa Cruz man who was found dead on his yacht from a heroin overdose allegedly injected by a high-priced escort was a Silicon Valley tech executive with a wife, five children and a reputation as a dedicated family man. Through messages posted on a memorial website that was taken down Wednesday morning, a profile of Forrest Timothy Hayes, 51, emerges of the onetime Google and Apple engineer as a problem-solving father who loved cars and his boat and frequently yearned to spend more time with his family. On Friday, police arrested 26-year-old Alix Tichelman in connection with Hayes’ death. Police said she had an ongoing relationship with Hayes via the website...

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