How a Power Rangers actor used his toddler daughter to lure grandparents in murder plot

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New details have emerged of how a former child actor who once appeared in Power Rangers used his young daughter to lure a couple into taking him out on their boat only to throw them over in a 2004 murder plot to steal their money.

Skylar Deleon was 14 when he appeared in one episode of the 1993 series of Mighty Morphin Power Rangers. The troubled son of a convicted drug dealer, he had been abused as a boy and turned to a life of crime.

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Now 40, he is in prison for murdering Tom and Jackie Hawks in Newport Beach Harbour in a plot to steal their money.

He had answered an ad the couple placed in a newspaper in an attempt to sell their 55ft yacht, Well Deserved.

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Skylar responded to it with his then pregnant wife Jennifer Henderson and his toddler daughter Haley, pretending to be a prospective buyer.

He then went with two male accomplices on a test sail but once at sea, overpowered them with tasers, forced them sign over their assets to him in legal documents then tied them to the boat's anchor and tossed them overboard, drowning them. Their bodies were never found.

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Days afterwards, Deleon tried to empty the couple's bank account.

It is unclear how much money they had when they died. They had bought their boat for around $300,000.

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Deleon had already committed another murder; that of Jon Jarvi, a man he'd met in prison and murdered in Mexico after receiving $50,000 from him for a fake investment opportunity.

Never-before-seen video of Skylar's police interview after the Hawks' murders will be aired in a 20/20 special on Friday in which he is seen holding his baby daughter while being quizzed over their disappearance.


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