By Joseph Curtis For Mailonline. Rebecca Deferia, pictured, 30, is on trial accused of conspiring to murder her former boyfriend Jonathan Catchpole. The daughter of a millionaire businessman is accused of conspiring with him to hire hitmen to murder her ex-boyfriend after he broke up with her, a court heard. The year-old was left for dead but made a miracle recovery despite having 42 shotgun pellets removed from his chest by surgeons.
For two days, the parents of 6-year-old Max Shacknai believed that Rebecca Zahau had saved his life after he was severely injured in a fall. Enns watched the video deposition of Dina Shacknai taken on January 11, as it is played in court during the civil trial for the wrongful death of Rebecca Zahau in San Diego Superior Court. The former Spreckels mansion was then owned by Jonah Shacknai. He, his children and Zahau were staying there for part of the summer in Greer questioned Dina Shacknai for the sworn deposition last month. She said she married Jonah Shacknai in and had Max in
Zahau's family's wrongful death suit is now going before a jury in San Diego.
Yet despite the seemingly bizarre way Rebecca Zahau was found, her death was officially ruled a suicide. It all has to do with the way she was tied up and some eerie searches made on a computer from inside the mansion on July 13, , the night she died. When authorities arrived at the Coronado, California beachfront mansion where pharmaceutical company CEO Jonah Shacknai lived with his son, Max, and his girlfriend, Rebecca Zahau, that fateful night, they found Rebecca bound up.
The problem is, she moved to the small town on a whim and did everything in her power to reinsert her life in her ex's. Along the way to claiming Josh's heart, Rebecca had her fair share of lovers along the way, and let's just say they weren't always winners. In the third season, Rebecca does everything she can to find Greg after he lowkey disappears to attend business school. After a long day of soul searching, Rebecca receives a butt-dial from Greg and realizes his dad is sitting at the same bar she is. After a long heart-to-heart, Rebecca goes home and sleeps with Greg's dad. Because sleeping with your ex-boyfriend's dad out of sadness is always a good idea Robert Donnelly was Rebecca's former Harvard professor. As a married man, his affair with Rebecca ended horribly when she tried to burn down his house.