(CNN) - The state of California has formally charged a woman police say is a high-priced prostitute in the death of a 51-year-old Google executive.
On Wednesday, Alix Catherine Tichelman pleaded not guilty to manslaughter and other charges in a California court. Forrest Timothy Hayes, a married father of five, was found dead of a heroin overdose on his luxury yacht in November.
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The high-priced prostitute accused of watching a Google executive die after injecting him with lethal dose of heroin is due back in court Wednesday to face felony manslaughter charges.
According to police, Alix Tichelman met Forrest Hayes through SeekingArrangement.com - a website that helps "sugar babies" hook up with rich, older men.
CNN's Kyung Lah is OutFront with an investigation on the site's growing popularity.
The state of California is preparing to formally charge the high-priced prostitute linked to two fatal heroin overdoses – including the 51-year-old Google executive found dead on his luxury yacht.
Alix Tichelman will be in court Wednesday for her arraignment. Investigators say she cooked up a fatal dose of heroin and then injected the father of five and left him to die.
A claim that's not surprising to those who knew her in the months leading up to the murder.
Dan Simon is OutFront with more.
There are new twists in the case of a high-end prostitute who is now linked to two deaths.
Investigators are digging into the background of Alix Tichelman, the high-end prostitute who allegedly left a Google executive to die on his yacht.
Police say she left a digital trail that suggests she is a callous and calculated killer - leaving a California father of five to die on his yacht after injecting him with a lethal dose of heroin.
Just months earlier, Dean Riopelle also died turned up dead from a heroin overdose.
CNN's Erin Burnett speaks to Riopelle's friend, Alan Vine.
A high-priced prostitute is accused of injecting a Google executive with a lethal dose of heroin and leaving him to die.
Now investigators are looking into whether Alix Tichelman may be linked to the death of her ex-boyfriend. He was thought to have died of an overdose, but now officials aren't entirely sure and have reopened the case.
CNN's Dan Simon has more OutFront.