Vanessa Sailor's Body Found off Ukraine

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Bulgaria: Vanessa Sailor's Body Found off Ukraine Bulgarian cargo ship Vanessa (pictured), sank in the ice-cold waters of the Azov Sea with eleven crewmembers aboard on January 3. Photo by bulphoto

Ukrainian fishermen have found Wednesday the body of a sailor who was aboard the Bulgarian cargo ship Vanessa that shipwrecked in the Sea of Azov, the Maritime Administration reported.

The body was identified as boatswain Goran Todorov, Ukrainian officials said.

Vanessa shipwrecked on January 3 with 11 crewmembers aboard. Ukrainian rescuers recovered the bodies of Petko Momchev and Georgi Zhelev days after the targedy, while the only survivor is Nikolay Dimitrov. The mechanic was rescued after spending 10 hours in the ice-cold waters.

The reasons for the shipwreck are still under investigation that will last for at least two more months.
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