Captain Francesco Schettino in court in 2013. Photo / AP

Failure of Costa Concordia’s captain to promptly order an evacuation of the cruise ship led to death of 32 people

The failure of Costa Concordia’s captain to promptly order an evacuation of the cruise ship was the sole reason 32 people died, prosecutors have said in their final arguments in court. A verdict in the 19-month-old trial is expected this week for Francesco Schettino, accused of causing the January 13, 2012 shipwreck near the Italian […]

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