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Fatal dose of heroin given to Google exec was 'accidental,' attorney says
Fatal dose of heroin given to Google exec was 'accidental,' attorney says

A moment of panic led a high-priced escort to leave without calling for help after she gave a Google executive a fatal dose of heroin on his yacht, her attorneys said Monday. Alix Tichelman, 26, is accused of manslaughter, prostitution and drug possession among other charges in connection with the 2013 death of Silicon Valley executive Forrest Hayes, 51, aboard his yacht, the Escape.  In a 15-minute talk with reporters outside a Santa Cruz County courthouse Monday, Tichelman’s attorneys acknowledge she injected heroin into Hayes, who collapsed and died. But the dose wasn’t intentionally lethal and her actions afterward--which included tidying up the room but not...

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