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The culmination of -- nearly nine year fight for justice in the death of 26 year old Tina Thomas.
Ended with the opinion of one man.
When you heard judge -- email say the evidence is sorely lacking.
And dismiss the case against your former son in -- and Gabe Watson who went through your mind for a judge to take it upon himself to do.
And -- quick.
Without giving the jury the opportunity.
Just -- the long battle to bring their son in law 34 -- -- Gabe Watson to justice for the alleged murder of -- beautiful daughter team began shortly after her honeymoon drowning in October 2000 tree.
While scuba diving on Australia's Great Barrier Reef we didn't want this to -- power.
We wanted it to be -- The last thing that I wanted was the pitcher in my mind that my daughter had -- and of -- -- out.
No reason stretched you almost like we're getting -- on to grab.
Thomas says the Alabama jury was denied the opportunity to decide whether Watson was lying to investigators.
When he gave multiple versions of what happened the day his wife died.
Every time he is story was challenged he would tend to change that story and what reason we have been.
Who went down.
-- kicking down I was taken down as fast that was taken down and you'll get there.
She was going down -- back.
Or decide on testimony from this man doctor Stanley -- A diver from a separate dive boat who said he saw -- on top of Tina.
In a bear hug.
Doctor -- Of course what he so as a partial out witnessed the last part of what happened.
Was totally contradictory.
To any thing.
In teeny one gave sixteen different versions.
-- never put himself in the position of control obtained.
-- -- -- Almost lifeless unconscious.
Or near unconscious week's state.
Debt -- -- And -- still it's actually thought they gave was coming down the site.
And one of two things.
Happen he either came down to -- -- and beard which we know it.
Or he came down on top candidate finish what you started.
Which is what we believe which what the police believe it's what the -- -- Up until we solve -- -- Tommy says judge Dale's decision with a flash.
To a June 2009 decision by Australian prosecutors.
Who accepted a plea deal with Watson's lawyers for manslaughter in -- negligent death without a jury trial.
He was in jail for just eighteen months.
I look at his conduct once he came back to the states after the -- after her death.
A look at the way he conducted himself with funeral a look at the weight that he tried to collect insurance proceeds.
-- listened to what Tina's parents have to say about the relationship.
And all of it rises to the level that I believe the jury should have heard that evidence and -- it -- Former Alabama attorney general is angry for years Troy -- fought to have Gabe Watson extradited to face a jury of his -- Reluctantly agreeing not to seek the death penalty so authorities down under would release him.
When the Australian.
Stepped in and thwarted the efforts in Australia to get justice.
I never dreamed that the -- might come home to Alabama and having another politician.
Stand in the way of -- -- -- day and cool.
This is nothing short of -- desecration of team -- memory.
And the jury was denied the opportunity to see a damning reenactment of Tina's drowning death.
Conducted by Australian investigators or video of -- desecrating team has grave site.
Or testimony about the disturbing conversation Tina had.
With -- father before leaving on her.
I mean just -- stressed out and she said yeah I've been talking to -- about.
The fact she needed to increase -- Life insurance coverage were to the maximum and change the beneficiaries he he -- To try -- make that claim how long after.
Your daughter was.
He came back and I think it was shortly after the -- That he went for it it was either later the week.
Of the funeral with a follow.
What went through your mind when you.
Heard the judge's decision you watched.
It wants them out of his attorneys and -- his new wife Kim I felt betrayed but at the same time off color her --
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