Handyman arrested for allegedly strangling, burying body of former 70-year-old Silicon Valley school official in shallow grave

via KTLA:

LOS ANGELES -- (KTLA / L.A. Times) -- Authorities say a handyman has been arrested on suspicion of strangling to death a former Silicon Valley school board member whose body was found in a shallow grave.

Christopher Ellebracht, 38, is facing murder, financial elder abuse and forgery charges in connection with the death of Gin Lu “Tommy” Shwe, whose body was found Jan. 25 in Tulare County -- hundreds of miles from the victim’s home, according to the Santa Clara Sheriff’s Office.

Ellebracht, a handyman who had worked for Shwe for two years, was scheduled to be arraigned Monday afternoon.

FULL STORY: Handyman arrested after body of former Silicon Valley school official is found in shallow grave - Los Angeles Times

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