BREAKING: Honeymoon killer trial dismissed

According to ABC News, the judge presiding over the Honeymoon killer trial dismissed Gabe Watson of murder charges after prosecution finished making its claim today.

Watson was accused of murdering his wife, Tina, in Australia while scuba diving 11 days after they were married in 2003. The prosecution argued that Watson cut off her air supply while they were scuba diving, then turned back on the air after she had died.

The motive, the prosecution argued, was that Watson wanted to collect on his wife’s life insurance and possessions.

The defense called for a motion to dismiss the case for lack of evidence, and the judge agreed.

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About Haley Behre

I graduated from Syracuse University in December 2011 with majors in newspaper journalism and women and gender studies. Using these majors, I aspire to become a journalist who writes about human rights issues. I have held internships at the Syracuse New Times, Dash Media PR Firm, Syracuse Post-Standard and the Reporters Committee for Freedom of the Press. I also had an internship at the Not For Sale Campaign Syracuse chapter, which is a non-profit organization dedicated to eradicating human trafficking. I was born in Seoul, Korea on September 30, 1990 and moved to the United States before I was one year old. When I was 8, my family and I moved to Norwich, England for three years. While I was here I was immersed into a new culture and got to experience many things other children my age do not get to. Over the three years, I visited Ireland, France and the Netherlands several times, and Belgium, Wales and Sweden once. In the winter of 2010, I got an amazing opportunity to visit Kenya for a month. This was by far the single most eye-opening experience of my life thus far. The natural beauty of the landscape and its people do not compare to anything I have seen. I currently intern for the Reporters Committee for the Freedom of the Press in the hopes of getting a full-time job at a newspaper or non-profit after.
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