Ben Pappas

 

 

 

Age: 29

 

Summary: Australian professional skateboarder who rose to the world's No. 2 spot in the sport and used to earn $15,000 a month as a teenage skate star, but whose career was destroyed by drugs and who was suspected of murdering his former girlfriend 27-year-old Lynette Philips and dumping her body in Dights Falls in Abbotsford eight days earlier.

 

 

Cause of Death: Suicide by drowning

 

Born: May 13, 1978

 

Died: March 10, 2007

 

Location: Melbourne, Australia