The remains of an Ilonggo ship cadet who died in the fire that struck hthe 'Maersk Honam' at the Arabian Sea have been repatriated from India. The body of Janrey Genovatin, 21, was flown to Manila in the night of June 12. Janrey’s was one of the three charred human remains recovered from the ship. The DNA of his mother matched with the DNA from one of the three human remains. Before the remains are transported to Iloilo, however, another DNA test would be conducted. Genovatin said she requested a confirmatory test and an autopsy. Marie Cooper, a representative of Danish Maersk Line was in the Philippines on May 31 and informed the Genovatin family about the result of the first DNA test. Days after the 'Maersk Honam' caught fire, Maersk Line announced that human remains of three of the four missing crew members have been found on board the vessel though these remained unidentified.
Body of dead cadet repatriated home
The remains of an Ilonggo ship cadet who died in the fire that struck hthe 'Maersk Honam' at the Arabian Sea have been repatriated from India
13 June 2018 - 12:49
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