Widow in cruise case plans to remarry

August 3, 2009 7:36:38 AM PDT
A Connecticut woman whose husband disappeared from their honeymoon cruise in 2005 plans to remarry. John Hagel says his 29-year-old daughter, Jennifer Hagel Smith, plans to marry financial analyst Jeff Agne in the fall.

George Smith of Greenwich was aboard a Royal Caribbean ship when he vanished somewhere between Greece and Turkey. His body never has been found.

The FBI has investigated Smith's disappearance, but no one has been charged.

George Smith's family is challenging a nearly $1.1 million settlement Hagel Smith reached with Royal Caribbean.

Smith's disappearance followed a night of heavy drinking. The cruise line said his wife was found passed out on a floor far from their cabin.


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