Costa Concordia captain loses appeal, still guilty of multiple charges

NTD Staff
By NTD Staff
May 12, 2017Worldshare

Francesco Schettino, captain of the Costa Concordia cruise ship, is going to jail for 16 years.

Schettino lost his appeal of his 2015 manslaughter conviction.

He was also convicted of causing a shipwreck and abandoning passengers.

He was at the helm of the Costa Concordia when it ran aground and capsized.

32 people died out of the 4200 which were on board

He and his crew sailed off in a lifeboat while many passengers were still on board.

Schettino’s lawyer says he might appeal to the European Court of Human Rights.

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