Paul J. Bennett, 44, of Cumming, has been indicted by a Hall County grand jury. He is the operator of a fishing boat that struck a pontoon boat earlier this summer, killing two siblings, 9-year-old Jake Prince and his brother Griffin, 13.
Hall County District Attorney Lee Darragh spoke with Cumming Patch and said Bennett was arraigned Thursday afternoon for:
- 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,
- two counts of reckless operation of a vessel,
- and one count of violation of duty to render assistance and identify vessel and self.
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