Belfast Telegraph

Sunday 13 July 2014

Man guilty over Usher stepson death

Usher's stepson Kile Glover was killed in a jet-ski accident in 2012

A man has been convicted of homicide by vessel over a jet-ski crash which killed RnB singer Usher's 11-year-old stepson.

A jury in Hall County in the US state of Georgia, also found Jeffrey Hubbard guilty of serious injury by vessel, reckless operation of a vessel, unlawful operation of a personal watercraft and a boat traffic violation.

The crash on Lake Lanier, north-east of Atlanta, in summer 2012, killed Kile Glover and left another teenager seriously injured.

Investigators said the jet-ski Hubbard was riding hit the children as they were being towed on an inner tube. Kile died of head injuries six days later.

Hubbard's lawyers argued that what happened was a tragic accident and was not linked to recklessness.

COMMENT RULES: Comments that are judged to be defamatory, abusive or in bad taste are not acceptable and contributors who consistently fall below certain criteria will be permanently blacklisted. The moderator will not enter into debate with individual contributors and the moderator’s decision is final. It is Belfast Telegraph policy to close comments on court cases, tribunals and active legal investigations. We may also close comments on articles which are being targeted for abuse. Problems with commenting? customercare@belfasttelegraph.co.uk

Latest Entertainment News

Latest Music News

Latest Film & TV News

Latest Eating Out News

Horoscopes

Your Horoscopes by Russell Grant

Cancer:

You will find a receptive audience for your bright ideas. This is a wonderful time to make a bold proposal. In the past, your employer may have brushed aside your attempts to improve the workplace. After a series of disasters have occurred, they'll be eager to take your advice. Launching a home repair project will be a great outlet for your creative energy. You'll be surprised how much of this work you can do with the help of an illustrated manual.More