Skylar DeLeon was found guilty and sentenced to the death penalty for the murder of Tom and Jackie Hawks. They were a couple who was eager to sell their beloved ‘Well Deserved’ boat because they wanted to buy a new home that was close to their new grandson. Skylar DeLeon was an actor who briefly appeared in the Power Rangers show in a small role, but he became a criminal due to financial problems. Also, he eventually decided to change his gender and became Skylar Preciosa DeLeon after getting extensive hormone therapy to make her look more femenine.
As it turned out, Tom and Jackie Hawks family killers were Skylar, his wife Jennifer DeLeon and three other accomplices. One of which confessed to the crimes after the bodies of the Hawks couple wasn’t found anywhere. They were both thrown to the sea tied-up andeventually drowned. The case was featured in a famous ‘20/20‘ docu-series, it tells the full story of how the murders happened and what happened to the criminals who did it.
The case Overboard 20/20
Names ‘Overboard’, this episode of ’20/20′ told the entire story of how Tom and Jackie Hawks were never seen again after criminals Skylar and Jennifer DeLeon murdered them in cold blood. Initially, they intended to only steal their boat but they decided to throw their live and tied bodies to the sea. They were never found and were both outlived by two sons in 2004.
Skylar DeLeon death sentence
After the case found Skylar as the mastermind of the operation, he was sentenced to the death penalty by lethal injection but California law made him spend the rest of his days on death row prison. His wife, Jennifer DeLeon will also spend the rest of her life in jail but sshe didn’t get the death penalty.
Tom and Jackie Hawks sons
Tom and Jackie Hawks were outlived by their two sons, Matt and Ryan Hawks. Matt was the one who gave his parents the news of an incoming grandson, named Jace. Both of the Hawks couple’s children inherited the boat but had to sell it due to financial status.