Mohamud Hirs Issa Ali pleaded guilty in federal court on charges he hijacked Jean and Scott Adam’s yacht and then killed the couple.
Friends and former students and colleagues have gathered to remember Californians Scott and Jean Adam, who were killed on their yacht last week after being hijacked by Somali pirates as they sailed around the world distributing Bibles to remote congregations.
They were four adventure seekers who loved the sea and wanted to see the world. Friends said they were meticulous and planned for any dangers, but even that couldn’t prepare them for the Somali pirates who stormed their yacht and took their lives.
The daughter of Scott Adam, killed Tuesday by pirates off the coast of Somalia, issued a statement on behalf of her family.
Friends remember the Marina Del Rey couple killed by Somali Pirates.
he four Americans aboard a yacht hijacked by pirates off the coast of Somalia are dead, CBS News has learned.
Two pirates and a Somalia official say a hijacked yacht with four Americans onboard is nearing the Somali coast, and that it’s being shadowed by a warship.
A retired Southland couple who travel around the world distributing Bibles are among four Americans being held hostage by Somali pirates and the U.S. government said Saturday it was assessing possible responses.