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Rhode Island Man Accused of Wife's Scuba Death
David Swain, a Rhode Island resident, faces murder charges for the 1999 drowning of his wife Shelley Tyre while the couple was diving on the last day of a Caribbean getaway. 
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This 1997 photo provided by Jennifer Bloom shows her flanked by her stepmother Shelley Tyre, left, and her father David Swain, right, at her college graduation in New York. Swain is facing a murder trial planned to begin. 

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Oct. 7: David Swain arrives in handcuffs, escorted by a prison guard, to the High Court building in Tortola, British Virgin Islands.

Swain, a Rhode Island resident, was present for the first day of his murder trial, after he was extradited in 2008 accused of drowning his wife Shelley Tyre in March 1999, while the couple was diving on the last day of a Caribbean getaway. 

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 Oct. 7: Terrence Williams, right, British Virgin Islands Director of Public Prosecution, and Senior Crown Counsel Grace McKenzie arrive to the High Court building in Tortola, British Virgin Islands.

Williams will be leading the case against David Swain, a Rhode Island resident, who was extradited in 2008 accused of drowning his wife Shelley Tyre in March 1999, while the couple was diving on the last day of a Caribbean getaway. 

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Sept. 24: A printed note is taped to the front door of a scuba diving shop once owned by David Swain in Jamestown, R.I. Swain is facing a murder trial planned to begin.

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In this Thursday, Sept. 24, 2009, photo, a scuba diving shop once owned by David Swain sits overgrown in Jamestown, R.I. Swain is facing a murder trial planned to begin Wednesday, Oct. 7, 2009, in Tortola for the death of his wife Shelley Tyre, who drowned while scuba diving in 1999. (AP Photo/Steven Senne)

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This 2006 photo, location unknown, provided by Jennifer Bloom shows her father David Swain. Swain is facing a murder trial planned to begin.

Scuba Death

This 2007 photo, location unknown, provided by Jennifer Bloom shows her father David Swain. Swain is facing a murder trial planned to begin.

Rhode Island Man Accused of Wife's Scuba Death

David Swain, a Rhode Island resident, faces murder charges for the 1999 drowning of his wife Shelley Tyre while the couple was diving on the last day of a Caribbean getaway. 

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