Friday, May 24, 2013
Paul Bennett faces charges in connection with June 2012 deaths on Lake Lanier.
The man charged in connection with the boating deaths of two Gwinnett youths on Lake Lanier in 2012 is scheduled to be in court soon. Motions are scheduled to be heard June 4 in Hall County Superior Court in the case of Paul Bennett of Cumming. He faces charges in connection with the June deaths of Griffin and Jake Prince of Buford. No trial date is set, a spokesperson for the Hall County District Attorney's Office said Friday. Bennett was indicted for homicide and boating under the influence in connection with the boating collision on June 18, 2012, that killed the youths. The incident was part of a tragic summer on the lake that also included the watercraft-related death of Atlanta youth Kile Glover. The fatalities prompted a new state …
Friday, December 14, 2012
Paul Bennett of Cumming is reportedly scheduled for trial May 20, 2013. He was indicted in connection with the deaths of Griffin and Jake Prince of Buford.
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Friday, December 14, 2012
The man who has been indicted in Hall County in connection with the boating deaths of two Gwinnett youths at Lake Lanier has a trial date, according to a media report. The Gainesville Times has reported that Paul Bennett, a Cumming resident, will face trial May 20, 2013. Also, the next motions hearing reportedly is set for January 31. Bennett was indicted for homicide and boating under the influence in connection with the boating collision on June 18, 2012, that killed Griffin and Jake Prince of Buford. Authorities say Bennett's boat collided with a pontoon boat driven by the youths' father. Griffin Prince's body was recovered more than a week after the accident. A Hall County grand jury in August indicted Bennett for eight counts of …
Wednesday, August 8, 2012
Paul J. Bennett, 44, of Cumming, posted a $50,000 bond.
The suspect involved in a deadly boating collision on Lake Lanier in June bonded out of a Hall County Jail Monday. Paul J. Bennett, 44, of Cumming, posted a $50,000 bond, according to Sgt. Stephen Wilbanks of the Hall County Sheriff's Office. "He was booked in on Aug. 3 and bonded out on Aug. 6," said Wilbanks. Bennett, who owns a hair salon in nearby Johns Creek, was the operator of a fishing boat that struck a pontoon boat on June 18, killing two siblings, 9-year-old Jake Prince and his brother Griffin, 13. The Prince family lives in Buford. A Hall County grand jury Thursday indicted Bennett with eight counts of homicide by vessel in the first degree (four counts for each of the two Prince boys), two counts of boating under the influence…