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Authorities Identify Human Remains Found on Costa Concordia Wreck

October 24, 2013
(2:02 p.m. EDT) -- Remains found on the wreck of Costa Concordia earlier this month have been identified as passenger Maria Grazia Trecarichi, the Italian news association ANSA is reporting.

Trecarichi was one of two people still missing after Concordia crashed and foundered January 2012. DNA analysis was used to confirm her identity, ANSA said. An Indian crew member is still missing. Thirty other passengers were also killed in the disaster.

The trial of Concordia's ex-captain, Francesco Schettino, is ongoing.

--by Dori Saltzman, News Editor

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