Apr 18, 2014 6:37 AM by Bob Grotenhuis
UPDATE: SEOUL, South Korea (AP) - Prosecutors ask court for arrest warrant for captain of South Korean ferry that sank.
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) - Police say a high school vice principal who had been rescued from a sinking South Korean ferry has been found hanging from a tree.
The news of the death came today as rescuers scrambled to find hundreds of people still missing from the ferry and feared dead.
The passengers included 325 second-year students from Danwon High School heading to a southern island on a four-day trip.
A police officer says the vice principal, identified only by his surname Kang, was found dead on the island of Jindo where rescued passengers have taken shelter.