Man Charged In Death Of Usher's Stepson Pleads Not Guilty

posted March 20, 2013 02:30:00 PM CDT | 4 comments

Man Charged In Death Of Usher's Stepson Pleads Not Guilty

Jeffrey Simon Hubbard pleads not guilty to all charges relating to a tragic boating accident.

Jeffrey Simon Hubbard has pleaded not guilty to all charges, including homicide by vessel in the first degree, relating to the death of Usher's 11-year-old stepson.

Earlier this month, Hubbard was charged in the death of Kile Glover for his role in a July 6 boating accident on Lake Lanier.

Gainesvilletimes.com reports that Hubbard also pleaded not guilty to charges of reckless operation of a vessel, unlawful operation of a personal watercraft, boat traffic violation and serious injury by vessel.

If convicted of homicide by vessel, Hubbard faces a minimum of three years in prison, not exceeding 15.

Law enforcement official say that Hubbard was in violation of the 100-foot law, which mandates drivers of boats and personal watercraft not operate at more than idle speed within 100 feet of a sitting object or a person in the water.

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