Its Been 9 Years Since George Smith IV Went Missing on his Honeymoon with Jennifer Hagel Smith Aboard the Royal Caribbean Cruise Line “Brilliance of the Seas” … CBS 48 HOURS: “Murder at Sea?” … $100,000 Reward (VIDEO)
It has been 9 years since George Smith IV went missing aboard the Royal Caribbean Cruise line “Brilliance of the Seas” … the mystery an unanswered questions continue.
It has been none years since George Smith IV went missing while on his honeymoon with Jennifer Hagel Smith aboard the Royal Caribbean Cruise Line “Brilliance of the Seas”. Since that fateful day, July 5, 2005, George’s family, his parents George and Maureen and sister Bree, have fought to learn the truth of what happened the night that George Smith went missing. The Smith family is certain that it was no accident. They appeared on CBS 48 Hours Saturday night, Maureen Smith said, “I have no doubt in my mind whatsoever that my son was murdered on that cruise ship.” The family has renewed their push to solve the case, they are offering a $100,000 reward for information leading directly to the arrest and conviction of whoever was responsible for their son’s disappearance.
George’s sister Bree says it the best as she told ’48 Hours’, “I think the reward will propel people forward.” People need to come forward and tell what they know and there needs to be justice.”
Nine years ago – July 5, 2005 – George Smith IV vanished from his honeymoon cruise in the Aegean Sea. His body has never been found.
Contrary to what authorities have said, his mother, Maureen Smith, is certain it was no accident.
“I have no doubt in my mind whatsoever that my son was murdered on that cruise ship,” she tells CBS News’ 48 HOURS.
Now, in a renewed push to solve the case, the family of the Greenwich, Conn. man says they are offering a $100,000 reward for information leading directly to the arrest and conviction of whoever was responsible for their son’s disappearance
Watch the Full ’48 Hour’ VIDEO – Murder at Sea
FACEBOOK – JUSTICE FOR GEORGE SMITH
The reward and media surge come three months after the family launched a Facebook profile to post evidence and information relating to their ongoing search for justice.
“We’re definitely not giving up,” Bree Smith said. “We started our Facebook crusade by releasing evidence we have collected about George’s disappearance. Between the Facebook crusade and the reward, we are hopeful this is the year we will get justice for George.”
Coast Guard Calls Off Search for Missing 21 Year Old Tennessee Woman who fell off Royal Caribbean Cruise Ship ‘Allure of the Seas’
US Coast Guard suspends the search for the missing Tennessee woman who went overboard in the Atlantic aboard the Royal Caribbean ‘Allure of the seas’.
The US Coast Guard has been searching for a missing 21 year old Tennessee woman who is reported to have fallen off a Royal Caribbean cruise ship ‘Allure of the Seas’. The unidentified woman fell overboard off a cruise ship 47 miles east of Fort Lauderdale on Sunday night as the ‘Allure of the Seas’ was sailing to Nassau, Bahamas on a seven-night voyage to the Caribbean when a guest witnessed the woman going overboard. The unidentified missing individual is reported to be from Bartlett, Tennessee.
U.S. Coast Guard crews are searching for a 21-year-old Tennessee woman who fell off a cruise ship Sunday into the Atlantic Ocean off Florida, CBS Miami reports.
Royal Caribbean said in a statement that the Allure of the Seas was bound for Nassau, the Bahamas, on a seven-night cruise when “a guest witnessed another guest going overboard” at about 9:25 p.m. Sunday.
The ship’s captain stopped, turned around and alerted the U.S. and Bahamian Coast Guard as the ship’s crew reviewed surveillance footage of “a 21-year-old female guest from the United States going overboard.”
The Coast Guard asked that anyone with information on the missing person contact the 7th Coast Guard District search and rescue coordinators at 305-415-6800.
UPDATE I: FBI begins investigation into missing 21 year old woman who reportedly went overboard the Royal Caribbean cruise ship ‘Allure of the Seas’.