Thanks again for your input. You've obviously wrestled with your feelings about your stepson Ben. on July 30, 2012: billybuc, thank you for reading. The proximity seems so close to you it's unsettling. I think that Ben is also a victim in this story but he was tragically forgotten because of the horrible way his brother died. Sincerely, K. Part of your retelling of the story is incorrect. Kristi Sharp (author) from Born in Missouri. on October 19, 2015: Tahoedirt, I'm not a New-Yorker but I am a human being and the truth is, it's a story that could have happened anywhere. -K. I Live in ventura, california, its insane that all these events happened within 30 minutes of my city. Johnny calls Elvis and offers to erase his debt if he kills Zack, giving him a submachine gun. What things are you referring to? [13] In his opening statement, Lynn described Hollywood as "a ruthless coward. Feb 05, 2010 at 8:30 PM . Frankie, reluctant because of the friendship he has formed with Zack, finally relents when Elvis tells him they could face life in prison, in addition to problems with Jake and Johnny, if Zack goes free. And how are people affiliated to the murder of poor Nick Markowitz walking the streets? What good do you hope can come from the tragedy you experienced? Thanks again for your kind words. Nick, through his death, has helped more than he ever could have in his lifetime. I hope that it helps teach kids to make better choices. He was the diamond in this story. Is Alpha Dog based on a true story? She also said that certain events and names were ofcourse changed while some incidents like the infamous bar fight scene was added for dramatic effect. I searched online to see if he is still in Santa Barbara and there is nothing coming up. Wanting a break from his home life, Zack makes no effort to escape. on January 12, 2017: BiancaColton, hello and thank you for reading and commenting. You should check it out because it's definitely worth reading. Mona Sabalones Gonzalez from Philippines on July 10, 2016: This article really takes you into the lion's den of drugs, drug pushing, payback time, etc. Investigators believe that Nicholas Markowitz had several chances to escape his captors. I don't know how people compartmentalize something like this to move on but I know that Susan is living one day at a time. The film had an elaborate star cast, but it failed to impress the audience and critics. Ben is a good guy that made some dumb mistakes from not having a lot of positive influences and unfortunately Nick's life was taken tragically too soon. The main motive for this crime was to avoid jail time. Thanks again for your input. Markowitz was killed two and a half days later, sometime after midnight in the early hours of August 9. Not to mention the thirty-two people who witnessed what was going on and chose not to step up and say something, anything! It's so sad to see these kids acting out what they see in gangsta movies. What Jesse and his co-conspirators failed to recognize in that split second decision was that in California, kidnapping is a felony punishable by life in prison. The feature film Alpha Dog, based on the events leading up to the murder of Nicholas Markowitz and directed by Nick Cassavetes, was released in 2006. Hollywood took jobs walking dogs and teaching people English, but most of his income came from his father, John "Jack" Hollywood, who sent him $1,200 each month.

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