8 Bodies Found at Cruise Ship Site

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A view of the grounded cruise ship Costa Concordia in Giglio, Italy on Feb. 2, 2012

Over a month after the Jan. 13 crash of the Costa Concordia cruise ship, eight more bodies were found by divers, bringing the death toll to 25. Seven people remain missing in the horrific crash that has brought about criminal manslaughter charges for the ship’s captain, Francesco Schettino. The bodies were found on the ship’s third and fourth decks, which had been submerged under watered and reportedly where the most desperate parts of the ship during the evacuation process, many passengers saying that those decks struggled to access life boats. The search continues following a delicate defueling process which many have criticized for having slowed the search for the missing.