Divers found the body of 13-year-old Griffin Prince from Lake Lanier
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Divers found the body of 13-year-old Griffin Prince from Lake Lanier

Buford : GA : USA | Jun 27, 2012 at 9:42 PM PDT
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BUFORD, GA (Wed, Jun 27) – The search team, consisted of mainly sea divers from the Hall County Sheriff's office and the FBI, has recovered the body of the Buford teen who had been missing since deadly boating collision on Lake Lanier on June 18.

The body of Griffin Prince has been found after nine days of non-stop searching and authorities have confirmed that the body of Griffin Prince was found just after 6 p.m. Wednesday evening.

The family of 13-year-old Prince now has the remains of two sons, both killed on June 18 when an allegedly intoxicated boater slammed into their pontoon. Authorities say that Paul J. Bennett, who operated a Johns Creek hair salon, drove his boat into a pontoon boat that was operated by the victims' father, Michael Prince Jr.

As reported earlier; Griffin Prince and Jake Prince, 9, were thrown overboard in the collision late Monday, June 18. Jake Prince was killed in the crash and his body was found on the spot while body of elder Prince was missing since the collision.

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Griffin Prince and Jake Prince killed in freaking boat accident
Jake Prince, 9, left, died Monday night in the boat collision, and Griffin, 13, was found Wednesday, nine days after the crash. (Photo Credit: Facebook)
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