Huntington Beach, CA, January 5, 1999.

Authorities today released Annabelle Thompson, dropping all charges and ending speculation that she would be implicated in the disappearance and death of two Huntington Beach High School football players. Although Ms. Thompson was unavailable for comment, her spokesperson, Joe Poole, expressed his sympathy to the parents of the boys. He said that the Bet Your Life store would reopen when Ms. Thompson returned. Headline News.