Lewis Bennett of murdering his wife Isabella Hellman on honeymoon


AN AUSTRALIAN and British dual national has been accused of murdering his wife during their Caribbean honeymoon.

US prosecutors have charged Lewis Bennett of murdering his wife Isabella Hellman in May 2017 after their 37ft catamaran sank off the coast of Cuba.

According to The Independent, court documents filed this week, police are alleging Mr Bennett killed his wife to end “marital strife” between the couple.

The newlyweds were sailing home to the US when Mr Bennett says he was woken by the sound of a collision. He was rescued alone after radioing for help but his 41-year-old wife has never been found.

Within 24 hours of her disappearance, Mr Bennett asked for a “letter of presumed death” so he could settle her estate.

When he was found he had a heavy bag containing gold and silver coins….

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