Entire South Korean Ferry Crew Now in Police Custody

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Photo: Handout/2014 Republic of Korea Coast Guard

The entire crew of the South Korean ferry that sank earlier this month has now been arrested. On Saturday, the boat's four remaining free crew members (two helmsmen and two members of the steering crew) joined their eleven other colleagues (including the captain) in police custody, the Associated Press reports. Prosecutor Yang Jung-jin said all 15 employees have been accused of negligence and failing to help passengers in need. Searchers are still doing the grim work of recovering bodies from the Sewol: While 187 people have been confirmed dead, 115 people still remain missing.