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  • Lee Joon-seok, left, captain of the sunken ferry Sewol, is taken to the Gwangju District Court for a trial, Monday. Lee and three other crewmen were indicted on charges of murder for their abandonment of the vessel without evacuating passengers, resulting in the deaths of more than 300 people. ( Yonhap)
    Death penalty sought for ferry captain

    GWANGJU (Yonhap) — Prosecutors sought the death sentence Monday for the captain of the sunken ferry Sewol for abandoning passengers at the time of the deadly sinking. Lee Joon-seok, the 68-year-old skipper, was indicted on charges of...

    • Posted October 27, 2014
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