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.
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 …
Family members attend and speak at the Latter-day Saints church in funeral for Griffin and Jake Prince, victims of the recent boating fatality on Lake Lanier.
Hundreds of people, including members of the Prince and Hansen families, Tuesday attended an emotional funeral ceremony for Griffin and Jake Prince. The ceremony was held in Suwanee at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints on Suwanee Dam Road. The ceremony began at noon and concluded about 1:45 p.m. "Families are forever," Bishop Mark Bradford said in concluding remarks. Among the speakers were Gary Hansen, the boys' grandfather, and Jeff Humphrey, a longtime family friend. Suwanee Police officer Wes Edwards, an uncle to the Prince youths, gave the invocation at the ceremony, and was a pallbearer. Members of the Suwanee Police Department, including Chief Mike Jones, were among the large law enforcement contingent attending. …