13th Body Pulled From Cruise Ship

Unidentified woman was wearing life vest

By Polly Davis Doig,  Newser Staff

Posted Jan 22, 2012 9:58 AM CST

(Newser) – Divers have pulled the body of a woman in a life vest from the wreckage of the cruise ship Costa Concordia, reports the AP, raising the death toll to 13. The unidentified woman was discovered in the rear of the ship, in an underwater section. At least 20 people remain unaccounted for, and the AP reported earlier today that unregistered passengers may have been aboard the ship.

Costa Crociere liner company first officer Nicola Della Porta participates in a march in downtown Genoa, Italy, Sunday, Jan. 22, 2012.   (AP Photo/Luca Bruno)
People look at fire fighters operating on the stricken cruise liner Costa Concordia off the Isola del Giglio on January 22, 2012.   (Getty Images)
A ferry boat, right, sails past the grounded cruise ship Costa Concordia off the Tuscan island of Giglio, Italy, Sunday, Jan. 22, 2012.   (AP Photo/Pier Paolo Cito)
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