The Upcoming Vacation
In March 2008, 60-year-old Ernest Scherer Jr. and his wife, 57-year-old Charlene Abendroth, were preparing to go on a family vacation to Hawaii with their adult children, Catherine Sherer and Ernie Sherer III, on the 15th of that month.
Last Minute Details
About a week before the trip, Catherine tried calling her parents, who lived in the Castlewood Country Club in Pleasanton, California, to sort out last minute details for the vacation. However, the couple never answered Catherine’s calls or called her back, which was highly unusual…