Man pleads not guily to boat manslaughter
A 26-year-old man has denied killing a woman by driving his boat dangerously.
Andrew Lake, of Southampton, pleaded not guilty to the manslaughter of New Zealander Mary McKee in Supreme Court yesterday morning.
Ms McKee, 62, died after a marine incident in Hamilton Harbour on June 1 this year.
Mr Lake also denied causing injuries to Mrs McKee’s husband, Arthur, and a second man, Charlie Watson, by driving his powerboat in a dangerous manner.
Puisne Judge Charles-Etta Simmons released Mr Lake on bail before his trial on April 3, next year.
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