In December 1988, 27-year-old Scott Johnson was in love, living in Australia, and had just completed his PhD. According to his friends and family, he was in the prime of his life, which made his death all the more devastating.
Now, 26 years later, authorities have reopened the investigation into Scott’s death, thanks to his brother, Steve Johnson, who used the fortune he made in the early days of the Internet to launch his own investigation. That story is the subject of a documentary “On the Precipice.”
Steve Johnson never believed his brother took his own life, and it took him 24 years to convince authorities to take a second look.