Gabe Watson to face Alabama judge Tuesday - WBRC FOX6 News - Birmingham, AL

Gabe Watson to face Alabama judge Tuesday

BIRMINGHAM, AL (WBRC) - The man accused of killing his bridge on their Australian honeymoon will face a Jefferson County judge on Tuesday.

Gabe Watson is charged in the 2003 death of his wife, Tina, during a scuba diving trip in Australia. Watson served 18 months in jail in Australia after pleading to lesser charges in her death, then he was indicted here in Alabama and extradited.

Tuesday's court hearing will determine whether Watson will be released from jail while he awaits trial.

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