Police believe that an elderly man staged a homicide with a weather balloon. Authorizes found 71-year-old Alan Jay Abrahamson dead near his home in palm beach Florida. Police say he died from a gunshot wound to his chest, but no weapon was found with his body.
After offering a $3000 reward and conducting a thorough search through his internet history, police now believe that Alan Jay Abrahamson staged his own homicide so his family could collect his life insurance money in an effort to provide for them financially. Abrahamson had run out of retirement money previous to his death.