David Kernell

 

 

Age: 30

 

Summary: university student who hacked the personal email account of former Republican vice presidential nominee Sarah Palin while he was attending the University of Tennessee when he guessed security answers to enter Palin's Yahoo account and changed the password, then posted the new password, family photographs, and some emails online, who served 10 months in prison for obstruction of justice after destroying evidence from his computer.

 

 

Cause of Death: Complications from multiple sclerosis

 

Born: October 27, 1987

 

Died: February 9, 2018

 

Location: Newport Beach, California