Cruise Ship Wreck: Woman’s Body Found, Death Toll Rises to 17


0  Updated at 10:44 am, January 28th, 2012 By: ABC Digital
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Laura Lezza/Getty Images(GIGLIO, Italy) — The body of a woman was recovered Saturday from the half-submerged cruise ship that ran aground on Jan. 13, bringing the death toll to 17, according to the Italian civil protection agency.

The woman is believed to be a crew member, according to Italian authorities.

Fourteen of the 17 bodies have been identified, and 15 people are still missing.

Nearly 4,200 people were on board the ship when it ran aground off the Tuscan island of Giglio.

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