Costa Concordia captain Francesco Schettino facing new charge

Ottawa Citizen
Captain Francesco Schettino (C) of cruise ship Costa Concordia is escorted into a prison by police officers at Grosseto, after being questioned by magistrates in this still image from a video January 17, 2012. Schettino is facing another charge. The captain of the sunken Costa Concordia cruise liner is being prosecuted for failing to describe to maritime authorities the scope of the disaster.

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Costa Concordia death toll grows as eight more bodies found, one of a missing

National Post
by Dario Thuburn ROME — Eight more bodies, including a five-year-old Italian girl, were found in the wreck of the Costa Concordia as Europe’s biggest cruise ship operator was caught up on Wednesday in the probe into the tragedy. Three managers of Costa Crociere received formal notifications that they were under investigation along with four officers from the liner, joining Captain Francesco Schettino and first officer Ciro Ambrosio as suspects Read More

Overhead Bin – 8 bodies found in Costa Concordia wreck

By msnbc.com news services
The Costa Concordia, a luxury liner carrying more than 4200 passengers and crew, struck a rock off the Tuscan coast on Jan. 13. A gash in the ship’s side flooded the engine rooms and caused the vessel to capsize. Dozens of survivors are suing Carnival Corp. and its subsidiary Costa Cruise Lines for at least $528 million in damages. Read More