Tuesday, January 29, 2019

Sailor Allegedly Sank Yacht To Drown Wife On Their Honeymoon In The Bahamas

 Escape hatches at the bottom of the catamaran were found wide open.

By RICARDO WELLS
Tribune Staff Reporter
rwells@tribunemedia.net

FLORIDA prosecutors are seeking a maximum sentence for a British man who admitted to intentionally sinking his catamaran in waters near Cay Sal to murder his wife in 2017.

Relying on new photos that show damage to the ship’s hull, prosecutors have asked a judge to go above the sentencing guidelines of 41 months for Lewis Bennett, in the death of his wife, Isabella Hellman, 41.  Read more >>