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  • Honeymoon Death Trial

    Gabe Watson and his then-fiancee, Tina Thomas, pose on the day of their engagement. In 2003 Tina Thomas Watson died while scuba diving in Australia on the couple's honeymoon. <b><a href="http://abcnews.go.com/2020/video/2020-030212-15838936">Watch the full story on the "20/20" full episode now.</a></b>
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    Tina Watson's body sinks to the bottom of the ocean floor while husband Gabe Watson surfaces. Mr. Watson, 34, has said his wife began to panic and when he went to help her, she accidentally knocked his mask and regulator off. By the time he recovered, she had drifted out of his reach.
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    In Australia Watson pleaded guilty to negligent manslaughter for failing to save his wife and spent 18 months in prison. "I pled guilty to ... basically not rendering the proper aid, not saving my dive buddy," he told "20/20." This is a police booking photo of Watson provided by the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department.
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    The Thomas family, who say they were never close with Gabe Watson, pursued a crusade to have him investigated for murder, first in Australia and then, after his release, in Alabama. In February he went on trial for capital murder. Here Watson, center, and his wife, Kim, enter the courthouse in Birmingham, Ala., Feb. 15, 2012.
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    Prosecutors argued Gabe Watson turned off his wife's air supply to get money from her insurance policy and her possessions. Watson told "20/20" he was "dumbfounded" by this idea. Here Gabe Watson talks with his wife, Kim, during a break in his murder trial at the Mel Bailey Criminal Justice Center in Birmingham, Ala., Thursday, Feb. 16, 2012.
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    Prosecutors claimed Watson's alleged crime was plotted in the U.S. But the judge ruled inadmissible a statement by Tina Watson's father claiming his daughter came to him before the wedding to say that Gabe Watson asked her to increase her life insurance payout to $130,000. Here Watson talks with his wife, Kim, during the trial.
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    The prosecution suffered another blow when the judge sent the jury out of the courtroom and scoffed at prosecutor Don Valeska's suggestion that Watson's taking off his late wife's engagement ring before she was buried was evidence of greed.
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    Tina Watson's father, Tommy Thomas, pictured here, was asked by Gabe Watson's defense attorney if Thomas had collected his daughter's life insurance payout. Thomas admitted he had.
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    On Feb. 23, after the prosecution finished its case, the judge dismissed the murder charges against Gabe Watson, indicating lack of evidence. If convicted, Watson could have been sentenced to life in prison.
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    Gabe Watson, center, talks with his father, Dave Watson, left, and another man during the trial. Dave Watson hugged his son after the judge dismissed the case and was conciliatory to Tina's family. "I am sorry for the Thomas' family loss. I hope Gabe and our family can now move forward with our lives," Dave Watson said.
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