Ala. judge acquits man accused in honeymoon death
Published 02/23/2012, The Jamestown Sun
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — A man who spent 18 months in an Australian jail for the drowning death of his wife during a diving trip in that country was acquitted of murder in Alabama on Thursday. A judge ended the trial with his acquittal ruling before the defense had even presented its case, saying prosecutors lacked evidence to prove Gabe Watson intentionally killed his wife.Word count: 723
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