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Daily Archives: January 6th, 2012

New leads in 2005 cruise ship disappearance of newlywed George Smith IV as FBI’s Russian mafia team joins investigation

Investigators, including the FBI’s Russian mafia team, are investigating whether four young men – among them three Russian-Americans from Brooklyn, New York – were responsible for the 2005 disappearance of  newlywed George Smith IV while he was honeymooning aboard a luxury cruise liner in the Aegean Sean. reports Michael Zennie for Daily Mail

Royal Caribbean officials believe Mr Smith, 26, went overboard between Greece and Turkey just 11 days after he and his 25-year-old bride Jennifer Hagel were married in a beautiful New England ceremony.

Now, Mr Smith’s family in Greenwich, Connecticut, says he was the victim of foul play, although cruise officials ruled his death an accident and no one was ever arrested in his death.
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