|Above, the Costa Concordia after the disaster.|
The captain of the cruise ship Costa Concordia has been found guilty of manslaughter and received his sentence.
According to the BBC:
The captain of the Italian cruise ship Costa Concordia has been found guilty of manslaughter and sentenced to 16 years in prison.
Captain Francesco Schettino was at the helm when the ship hit rocks and sank in 2012, killing 32 people.
He was accused of taking the liner too close to the shore and then abandoning ship with passengers and crew still on board.
Schettino denied the charges and said he was being made a scapegoat.To read more, go here.