News: Son, Girlfriend of Pharma CEO Die After Separate Incidents at Mansion


Jul 21, 2011

The 6-year-old son of Scottsdale, Ariz.-based Medicis Pharmaceutical Corp. Jonah Shacknai died Sunday, almost a week after falling down the stairs at his family's mansion and four days after his father's girlfriend was found dead hanging from a balcony in the house.

“Because of the unique and bizarre circumstances of this incident, it has yet to be determined if this will become a criminal matter or remain as a death investigation,” said San Diego County sheriff’s Capt. Tim Curran.

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