California dive boat captain gets four-year prison sentence over fire incident that killed 34

The passenger vessel Conception at sunrise prior to sinking, September 2, 2019

The captain of a Santa Barbara, California-based dive boat that caught fire and sank near Santa Cruz Island in 2019, resulting in the deaths of 33 passengers and one crewmember, has been sentenced to 48 months in US federal prison, the US Department of Justice said on Thursday, May 2. Jerry Nehl...

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