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Woman charged in tech exec's death probed in earlier heroin death
Woman charged in tech exec's death probed in earlier heroin death

A day after Santa Cruz prosecutors charged a suspected escort in the fatal heroin overdose of a Silicon Valley executive, police officials in Georgia said Thursday they were reexamining another drug overdose case in which she was a key witness. Alix Tichelman, 26, is being held in a Santa Cruz County jail, accused of administering heroin to 51-year-old Forrest Hayes, a former Sun Microsystems, Apple and Google executive, on his 50-foot yacht "The Escape" last November. That case has prompted police in Milton, Ga., to reexamine the September 2012 death of 53-year-old Dean Riopelle, which occurred under somewhat similar circumstances. Tichelman told police at the time that she was in the...

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