The investigation in the death of Dean Riopelle was recently reopened. In the wake of Alix Tichelman’s arrest, officials did some further digging into the circumstances surrounding Riopelle’s death.
Tichelman is now facing murder charges in the case of Forrest Hayes. The police say that Tichelman injected Hayes with heroin, and then ignored Hayes as he lay dying of an overdose. Tichelman and Hayes are believed to have had a sexual “sugar daddy” relationship.
Check out USA Today’s take on the 911 call in the video below, which includes comments from law enforcement.
Alix Catherine Tichelman is expected to be back in court for a pre-trial hearing in late October of 2014. We’ll keep you posted on all developments in this chilling case. You can also check out all of our coverage on the Tichelman case here.