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Tycoon's Brother Found Liable for Rebecca Zahau's Odd Death

Zahau's family awarded $5M in wrongful death suit over 'bizarre' 2011 hanging

(Newser) - Rebecca Zahau was found hanged naked with her hands and feet bound in a California mansion in July 2011, and investigators concluded it was suicide . The 32-year-old's family alleged it was murder , and on Wednesday a San Diego jury decided someone else was responsible for her death. The Arizona ... More »

Lawsuit: Mansion Hanging Death Was Murder

Family alleges conspiracy to kill Rebecca Zahau

(Newser) - The family of a woman whose nude, bound body was found hanging at a California mansion has filed a $10 million lawsuit claiming she was murdered. The complaint filed in federal court by the family of 32-year-old Rebecca Zahau seeks general and punitive damages. Zahau was found hanged at a... More »

CEO's Girlfriend Distraught Day Before Her Death

Rebecca Nalepa was reportedly sobbing

(Newser) - Though police still don't know exactly what happened on the day Rebecca Nalepa was found hanging, naked, in the home of her pharmaceutical CEO boyfriend Jonah Shacknai, details are emerging as to her state the day before. The Daily Mail reports that Nalepa was sobbing at a local kennel... More »

CEO's Hanged Girlfriend Didn't Kill Herself: Sister

The two spoke on the phone the night before she was found dead

(Newser) - More details, but still no answers in the bizarre case of Rebecca Nalepa, the 32-year-old girlfriend of pharmaceutical CEO Jonah Shacknai who was found hanging in his mansion a week ago. Police are still trying to determine if it was a suicide or homicide, but Nalepa's sister believes she... More »

'Bizarre' Set of Deaths at CEO's Mansion Stumps Cops

No connection yet found between deaths of Rebecca Nalepa, Max Shacknai

(Newser) - Police are baffled by the "bizarre" circumstances behind the death of Rebecca Nalepa , the 32-year-old girlfriend of pharmaceutical CEO Jonah Shacknai: She was found hanging at his mansion two days after Shacknai's 6-year-old son fell down the stairs there; Max died on Sunday . A sergeant says of Nalepa'... More »

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