Body Found in Yeongheung Confirmed to be Captain of Capsized Boat

Write : 2017-12-05 10:58:50 Update : 2017-12-05 11:08:16

Body Found in Yeongheung Confirmed to be Captain of Capsized Boat

The body found on a beach on Yeongheung Island Tuesday was confirmed to be that of the captain of a fishing boat which capsized on Sunday.
 
The Korea Coast Guard said the body of the 70-year-old captain, surnamed Oh, was found at around 9:37 a.m. Tuesday. 

Oh's son verified the identity of the body, which was found about three kilometers away from the site of the accident.  

Thirteen people were killed and two people went missing on Sunday when a fishing vessel capsized off the coast of Incheon, west of Seoul.
 
The Coast Guard said that the nine-ton fishing boat, carrying two crew and 20 passengers, capsized after colliding with a 330-ton tanker in the waters near Yeongheung Island at around 6:10 a.m.

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