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Vanished at Sea By Tina Dirmann

Vanished at Sea by Tina Dirmann

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Dirmann tells the true story of Skylar Deleon, a former child actor on the TV series "Power Rangers," who was charged of the 2004 double murder of a wealthy retired couple in Long Beach, California. photos. Original.

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Vanished at Sea: The True Story of a Child TV Actor and Double Murder by Tina Dirmann

It was supposed to be blue skies and smooth sailing for Thomas and Jackie Hawks. A retired probation officer and a stay-at-home mom, they were looking forward to entering the next phase of their golden years. Their plan: To sell their home--a 55-foot, $435,000 yacht--and start a new life on land...and spend as much time with their grandchildren as possible. The Hawks were thrilled when a young man named Skylar Deleon wanted to buy the boat for himself, his wife, and their two kids. Little did Thomas and Jackie know that this unemployed, former childhood actor and dishonorably discharged Marine had another devious plan in mind: To lure the couple out to sea, force them to sign away their life savings, throw them overboard, and leave them

About Tina Dirmann

With more than a decade of reporting experience behind her, Tina Dirmann has covered some of the nation's biggest news stories, interviewing notorious criminals and profiling A-list celebrities. She is a graduate of UCLA and worked for "The San Bernardino County Sun" and Riverside County's "The Press Enterprise" newspaper before joining "The Los Angeles Times," where she covered crime, courts, and county politics, and worked as a general assignment reporter on the state desk. Before leaving the "Times," Dirmann earned a spot among a small team of reporters named as finalists for The Pulitzer Prize for coverage of the 2000 Alaska Airllines crash, which killed 88 people. In recent years, Dirmann switched from crime news to entertainment reporting, working as a staff reporter for "Us Weekly" magazine before becoming Deputy Bureau Chief for "Star" magazine. "Vanished at Sea" is her second true crime book. Her first, "Such Good Boys," is a chilling account of how two sons conspired to viciously murder their mother. Dirmann is currently a contributing entertainment reporter/on-air personality for "E! "Entertainment and a freelance writer living near the sand and seas in Santa Monica, California.

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GOR001773466
9780312941970
0312941978
Vanished at Sea: The True Story of a Child TV Actor and Double Murder by Tina Dirmann
Used - Very Good
Paperback
St Martin's Press
2008-02-29
256
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