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