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Captain, Crew Face Verdict in Deadly Ferry Disaster

A court in South Korea is set to rule on whether the captain of a ferry that capsized killing more than 300 people is guilty of culpable homicide. A three-judge panel in the southern city of Gwangju will hand down verdicts and sentencing on Tuesday in the trial of captain Lee Joon-seok as well as 14 crew members. Prosecutors have demanded the death penalty for the captain, who is accused of murder for his conduct on the Sewol ferry that sank on April 16. South Korea has not carried...

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