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Zahau's hands were bound behind her back and her feet were bound, but her hands and feet did not appear ever to have been bound together, police said.
Though Adam Shacknai said she was hanging from a rope, investigators did not disclose what kind of material bound her hands and feet.When police arrived at the historic Spreckels Mansion, they found Zahau's body on the lawn in the backyard. Shacknai told them he had cut her down.
He is thought to have been the only person home, and may have been the last person to see her alive, investigators said.
Nalepa was the girlfriend of Jonah Shacknai. He is the CEO of Medicis, a Scottsdale, Arizona-based pharmaceutical company, and the owner of the multi million-dollar mansion.
Two days before Nalepa was found dead at the mansion, there was another incident at the home. According to Arizona Republic News, Shacknai's 6-year-old son was hospitalized after he was seriously injured when he fell down the staircase at the mansion.
According to the six-year-old boy's grandmother, quoted in The Arizona Republic, Shacknai's girlfriend was at home with the boy when he was injured.
Katy Davis, 28, worked for his second wife, Dina Shacknai, two years ago as a personal assistant in Paradise Valley, Ariz., a wealthy enclave near Scottsdale where the couple had a multimillion-dollar mansion. Davis said the divorce was very acrimonious.
Jonah Shacknai was dating Zahau at the time and that was an issue, Davis said..
The Spreckels Mansion, once owned by San Diego magnate John D. Spreckels, was built in 1908. It sits on 12,751 square feet of property with a 115-foot unobstructed view of the beach. Spreckels also owned the nearby Hotel del Coronado, in addition to many other properties and businesses.
A woman is found hanging from her wealthy boyfriend’s balcony naked, bound and gagged and the San Diego Sheriff and medical examiner call it “suicide”. Would any woman let alone a missionary’s daughter kill herself and display her naked body in public? While a second independent autopsy indicated that she had four unexplained bumps on her head and her neck wasn’t broken or even fractured, the law enforcement’s response, case closed. Rebecca Zahau, rest in peace.