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Man indicted in wife's boating death faces hearing

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TYBEE ISLAND, GA (WTOC) -

Lawrence Piper, the man recently indicted for the death of his wife, faces a status hearing on Dec. 16. The hearing will determine how the case will move forward.

The District Attorney's office says Piper was driving the boat under the influence of alcohol and cocaine when Piper's wife, Dawn, fell out of the boat and hit her head on the propeller.

Piper faces two counts of homicide by vessel.

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