Genco crew member’s body found

Violent incident onboard ship results in two crew dead, one injured.

Body of man who jumped over board following a stabbing incident found off Bethany Beach

The Coast Guard has located the body of a man who jumped overboard the “Genco Challenger” following a stabbing incident at sea that left another man dead and a third person injured on Aug 14, 2014, off the coast of Bethany Beach.

The individuals involved were foreign nationals. The ship was located in international waters in the Atlantic Ocean off the Delaware coast. The incident was under investigation between Hong Kong and the U.S. State Department.

The Coast Guard first responded to the ship early on Aug 15 following a report of a stabbing. Two individuals were airlifted; one was pronounced dead at the hospital and another was transferred to trauma care, he said. Both had been stabbed.

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Source: vesseltracker.com

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