Thursday, August 18, 2005

Power Ranger demise

From Daily Dish:


Former child actor Skylar Deleon, who starred in hit TV series "Mighty Morphin' Power Rangers," has been accused of brutally murdering a Californian couple by tying them to an anchor and throwing them overboard a yacht.
Deleon, 26, and wife Jennifer, 24, have been ordered to stand trial for the murders of Thomas Hawks and his wife, Jackie, last November in an alleged plot to steal their 55-foot luxury yacht.

The Orange County Superior Court heard Wednesday that the pair posed as interested buyers and demanded a test run off Newport Beach where they attacked the elderly pair with a stun gun before handcuffing and blindfolding them.

They were then allegedly tied to the boat's 66-pound anchor and thrown overboard where they drowned.

Police were alerted to the murder by fellow accomplice Alonso Machain who claims Deleon delayed the planned killings by a week after discovering that Hawks, a retired probation officer from Arizona, was a larger man than first expected.

Matt Murphy, the Deputy District Attorney, says, "It is haunting to think these nice, loving people were trying to hold their breaths as they sank to the bottom of the ocean.

"This is as cold-blooded as it gets."

All the defendants have pleaded not guilty.

Here's a link to a more developed article at Daily Dish.

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

one of the power rangers commied suicide a few years ago....mus be work related stress...jk.....maybe...