Husband Admits Role in Wife’s Death at Sea During Honeymoon Cruise 3 Months After Wedding

About nine months after federal prosecutors alleged a 41-year-old man killed his wife during an overdue honeymoon celebration on the high seas, officials say he pleaded to a lesser charge on Tuesday, PEOPLE confirms.

Lewis Bennett pleaded guilty to one count of involuntary manslaughter, according to a statement released from the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Southern District of Florida.

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