New video footage has been released of the British-Australian sailor accused of murdering his American wife involved in a heated row with his partner’s family who were heard shouting: ‘You killed my sister’.
The video captured by a Florida police officer’s body camera, shows 41-year-old Lewis Bennett from Poole, Dorset, speaking with his mother and sisters-in-law just two weeks after his wife Isabella Hellman went missing.
In the video obtained by My Palm Beach Post , Bennett attempts to retrieve his laptop and other items from the family’s house while he has the couple’s baby daughter Emelia in the car.
‘Don’t take my baby. Don’t take my baby,’ Hellman’s mother is heard saying to Bennett before collapsing into Bennett’s arms.
‘Give me my sister back!’, his sister-in-law Dayana Rodriguez tells Bennett when he asks for his wife’s engagement ring – which Dayana says is insured for $26,000.
‘You killed my sister,’ another one of his in-laws cries off camera.Bennett now awaits trial to face murder charges for allegedly sinking a catamaran he and his wife were sailing from Cuba to Florida in May of last year. Hellman’s body was never recovered. He was arrested in June.Their daughter Emelia is believed to be living with […]