Italy ship captain arrested on suspicion of manslaughter

By REUTERS
January 14, 2012 23:08




PORTO SANTO STEFANO, Italy - The captain of the Italian cruise liner that ran aground off Italy was arrested on suspicion of multiple manslaughter, causing a shipwreck and abandoning ship, police said on Saturday.

Police said the captain, Francesco Schettino, was taken to a jail in the provincial capital Grosseto to await questioning by a magistrate.


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