SMITH LAKE - Troopers in the Alabama Law Enforcement Agency’s Marine Patrol Division today, Wednesday, Aug. 21, arrested Nick Bowling Suggs, 50, and Jodi Wallace Suggs, 50, both of Decatur, on criminally negligent homicide charges stemming from a fatal July 4, boat crash on Smith Lake.
Kelsey Starling, 26, of Troy, was killed in the crash in Rock Creek. Charges were handed down after a Winston County grand jury convened earlier this week. Officials from the 25th Circuit District Attorney's Office in Winston County will prosecute the cases. Nothing further is available as the investigation continues.
Efforts to recover Starling’s body resumed this morning and will continue through Friday, Aug. 23.
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