Jonah Shacknai

Jury in Zahau wrongful death case gets a look at cryptic message painted on bedroom door

Jury in Zahau wrongful death case gets a look at cryptic message painted on bedroom door

The message left in black on the door to the bedroom where Rebecca Zahau was found dead was cryptic. Two lines, no punctuation.

The first read: She saved him

The next: Can you save her

Theories on just who wrote the enigmatic message took center stage in a San Diego courtroom Monday afternoon, during the third day of trial testimony rising from the wrongful death lawsuit brought by Zahau’s family.

They reject the official finding that 32-year-old Zahau — found hanging nude, bound, and gagged — committed suicide July 13, 2011, by throwing herself over a second story balcony in her boyfriend’s Coronado home, and instead accuse her boyfriend’s brother, Adam...

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