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Arrested the captain of the sunken cruise ship in Korea

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Beset by anxiety high school deputy whose students were in the boat on a tour of the campus was found hanged

The captain of the cruise ship sunk in South Korea was arrested on suspicion of neglect and abandon people at risk, at a time when researchers assess whether gave the evacuation order too late and led to the loss of life, a prosecutor said.

Two other officers were also arrested after the disaster three days ago, and in which at least 29 are dead and over 270 missing.

While the last section of the keel of the ferry disappeared on Friday in the murky waters off the southern coast of the country, it was learned that he had a new victim. Beset by anxiety high school deputy whose students were in the boat on a tour of the campus was found hanged in what was apparently a suicide.

The Sewol sailed from northwestern port of Incheon on Tuesday night for a trip to the resort island of Jeju, in the south, with 476 people on board, including 323 students from the high school in Ansan Danwon.

traslation: Belén Zapata