Costa Concordia Has Likely Yielded Her Final Victim

Authorities think remains are those of Indian waiter Russel Rebello
By Jenn Gidman,  Newser Staff
Posted Nov 3, 2014 10:21 AM CST
Costa Concordia Has Likely Yielded Her Final Victim
In this Jan. 14, 2012, file photo the luxury cruise ship Costa Concordia leans on its side after running aground the tiny Tuscan island of Giglio, Italy.   (AP Photo/Gregorio Borgia, File)

The last unaccounted-for body from the Costa Concordia cruise ship that sank off the coast of Giglio, Italy, in January 2012 may have finally been found, Reuters reports. The Italian coast guard said today it believed that recovered remains were those of Russel Rebello, an Indian waiter who worked on the ship. Workers reportedly found the remains in a cabin on the eighth deck while dismantling the vessel in Genoa, where it had been towed in July, the AP reports. Authorities thought they had found Rebello's remains back in August, but those turned out to be lamb bones, according to Italian media. The sinking of the Costa Concordia killed 32 people. (More Costa Concordia stories.)

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