How To Solve The Case Of Rebecca Zahau

October 5, 2011 by  

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In Front Of Coronado Spreckels Mansion

    Some amateur crime solvers at WebSleuths.com referenced my blog post, photos & video taken at Coronado Spreckels Mansion on the morning of Rebecca Zahau’s death. They are also using my timing on the scene to help themselves along with their theories, so I’m posting some new photos to help them and everyone else formulate answers to any questions about how and why Rebecca Zahau died. Above is my first shot of the morning, taken at 11:34am on July 13, 2011.

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Law Enforcement On The Scene Of Rebecca Zahau’s Death

    Less than a minute later I shot the photo above. The man & boy with bicycles are off frame to the right. The front door of the mansion is wide open at this point, which prompted me to shift to my left to get a look inside Spreckels Mansion.

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San Diego Sheriff & Coronado Police In Front Of Spreckels Mansion

    From here you can see the white banister for the grand staircase. This is the same banister that Max Shaknai fell from 2 days before.

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Civilians Inside Spreckels Mansion Police Tape?

    At 11:40am, I snapped the photo above. I don’t know who the kid or the man in the grey polo shirt are, but the man seemed to have a bit of sway with the police. It also seemed like they may have been interested in the puddle on the curb.

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What’s In The Puddle?

    The same photo, cropped to show how the man in grey and the police seemed to be interested in the puddle, or perhaps the pieces of paper in the puddle. They lady detective in the center watched from afar, preferring to gaze into my lens instead.

    So there you have it, that’s what was going on at 1043 Ocean Blvd during the first 5 minutes of my arrival on the morning Rebecca Zahau died. I have a murder by suicide theory because I believe she committed the physical part of suicide, but I also believe she was under duress when she did it. I think someone murdered her by forcing her to commit suicide.

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4 Responses to “How To Solve The Case Of Rebecca Zahau”

  1. Jane on October 5th, 2011 4:19 pm

    I want to know who was at the party before her death. Wasnt it reported they held a loud party at that mansion? What was the party about and who was invited? Did the murderer turn on loud music or TV to drown out her screams? WHO WAS AT THE PARTY?

  2. Rob Hurlbut on October 6th, 2011 12:27 am

    I'd like to know that too!

  3. Minnie on October 10th, 2011 6:48 am

    Sad to hear about the death but that Mansion is absolutely stunning…

  4. ccc on April 12th, 2013 1:01 pm

    I think that guy is Shacknai's lawyer. That's right – they allowed a potential DEFENCE attorney onto the crime scene before a suspect had even been announced. He was also veery friendly with the Sheriff. Book called Blood and Billions supposed to be coming out shortly about it.

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