Tina's Story


This page has been created this page in order to keep all who are interested updated on the events in the fight for justice for Tina Mae Thomas.

 

 

 

Here you will find documents and files or links to stories about the death of Tina Thomas Watson while scuba diving on her honeymoon trip to Australia and the 5 year struggle to know the truth  -- what really happened in that water off the coast of Australia, October 22, 2003. 


***UPDATE: AUSTRALIAN ATTORNEY GENERAL, CAMERON DICK TO APPEAL GABE WATSON'S SENTENCE***




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***GABE WATSON ***
***CHARGED WITH ***
***MURDER!!!!***
 20:00 CST - 6/19/08
Transcript of Coroner's Findings

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**Latest  Articles**
 UPDATED: 6/17/09

 
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6/17/09 - Queensland Courier Mail - Government to appeal wife killer Gabe Watson's sentence
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6/4/09 -  FOX News - Alabama Man Pleads Guilty to Manslaughter in Wife's Scuba Diving Death
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5/29/09 - Queensland Courier Mail - Court extends custody for US diver David 'Gabe' Watson
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5/28/09 - Good Morning America - Father Certain in Daughter's Honeymoon Drowning  
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5/13/09 - Townsville Bulletin - Gabe Watson returns to face dive murder charge
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5/13/09 - Fox News - Alabama man returns to Australia to face honeymoon scuba diving murder charge
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 5/13/09 - The Today Show - Diver faces honeymoon murder charge
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5/12/09 - Queensland Courier Mail -  Gabe Watson faces charge he drowned his bride of 11 days
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5/12/09 - Brisbane Times - Accused wife killer in custody
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  5/12/09 - Sydney Morning Harold - Accused scuba dive killer returns to Australia to face court
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5/12/09 - Queensland Courier Mail - Gabe Watson returns to face trial over wife's diving death
 
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VIDEO CLIPS
 
Full Nancy Grace Show - Aired 6/26
Part 1

Part 2

Part 3
Part 4
 
 
Clip from Fox News
 
 News Coverage from Australia
 
 Watch Tina Watson's family demand justice »
 
 ***On the Record with Greta Van Susteren *** Aired 5/26/08
 
***Dateline Episode - Aired 5/19/08 - ***
Mystery in the Deep Blue Sea
 
Video - 1/21/08 - A Current Affair Segment
 
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PAST ARTICLES
2/2/09 - Townsville Bulletin - Dive murder charge to be heard in Townsville court today 
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2/2/09 - Queensland Courier Mail - Honeymoon diver-murderer accused Gabe Watson may snub court
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12/3/08 - The Today Show - Drowned newlywed's father seeks answers
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11/29/08 - Townsville Bulletin - Watson to face murder charge in Townsville next year 
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11/28/08 - Townsville Bulletin - Watson indictment handed down today
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11/28/08 - Brisbane Times - Nth QLD dive death suspect to be indicted
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11/27/08 - ABC News Australia - Authorities move to bring US man to Qld over wife's murder
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11/26/08 - Queensland Courier Mail - Gabe Watson set to be charged with murder over honeymoon dive
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11/15/08 - Townsville Bulletin - Tina Watson grave site robbed again
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10/22/08 - Queensland Courier Mail - Suspected dive killer Gabe Watson marries lookalike bride
 

 
10/18/08 - Townsville Bulletin - Death dive husband in secret wedding
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9/28/08 - UK Times Online - Tina Watson: the bride who drowned at the Barrier Reef
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6/23/08 - ABC/Good Morning America- Husband Charged in Honeymoon Murder Mystery
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6/23/08 - The Today Show - Drowned bride’s family hail homicide charge in case
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6/21/08 - People - Honeymoon Murder? Husband Charged in Scuba Death
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6/21/08 - CNN - Scuba diver charged in wife's underwater death
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6/21/08 - Queensland Courier Mail -  Parents make emotional plea to son-in-law
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6/21/08 - Queensland Courier Mail - Gabe Watson faces murder charge over wife's scuba death 
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6/21/08 - Yahoo News - American scuba diver charged with killing wife
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6/21/08 - AL.com - American scuba diver charged with killing wife
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  6/20/08 - Fox News -Newlywed Charged With Murdering Wife While Diving at Great Barrier Reef
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6/19/08 - NEWS.COM.AU - Warrant issued over scuba murder
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6/19/08 - ABC NEWS AUSTRALIA - Husband should face murder charge over dive death: counsel
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6/19/08 - Perth Now News - 'Extradite dead diver's husband'
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6/19/08 - Queensland Courier Mail - Decision on charges for dive death husband Gabe Watson
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6/19/08 - The Birmingham News - Update: Australian hearing into diving death adjourned
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6/19/08 - The Australian - Diver 'should face murder charge'
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6/19/08 - Townsville Bulletin - Yongala dive death inquest
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6/19/08 - news.com.au- Murder charge urged for diver's husband
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6/16/08 - The Birmingham News - Coroner's trial recommendation expected this week in Alabama woman's drowning in Australia
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5/22/08 -Sydney Morning Herald -
Drowned honeymooner was an unwilling diver
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5/20/08 - Queensland Courier Mail -
Dive husband drops case fearing self-incrimination
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5/20/08 - The Birmingham News - Hoover man whose wife drowned on Australian honeymoon drops suit against insurance companies for denial of insurance payment
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5/10/08 - The Townsville Bulletin - Watson drops claim; No payout for controversial death dive
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4/21/08 - The Townsville Bulletin- Delay in death dive ruling
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4/21/08 - The Birmingham News -  Australian judge will rule on possibility of trial in Alabama woman's drowning
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4/12/08 - Article in the Qweekend magazine, for the Courier Mail
(this article is a good summarization of all the events thus far)
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2/21/08 - The Birmingham News - Australian coroner nears action on Helena woman's drowning
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1/25/08 - The Birmingham News - Helena officer testifies he filmed husband taking flowers from wife's grave
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1/21/08 - The Birmingham News - Australian inquest to continue into drowning of former Helena woman on honeymoon
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12/7/07 - The Birmingham News - Alabama court to decide whether Hoover man can collect insurance on his wife, who died while scuba diving on Australia honeymoon
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11/30/07 -The Birmingham News -  Australian inquest into Helena woman's diving death suggests oxygen tank turned off
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5/2/2007 - CDNN (Cyber Diver News Network) - Grave wars: Just add dirt
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4/26/07 -The Australian-  Sinister twist to death on the reef
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More articles will be added as they become available... You can always visit www.townsvillebulletin.com.au or  www.al.com and search "Tina Watson" for further info.