4 dead in tourist catamaran wreck off Costa Rica

January 8, 2015 7:20 PM

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SAN JOSE, Costa Rica – A catamaran carrying dozens of foreign tourists on a pleasure cruise capsized off Costa Rica on Thursday, killing four people, emergency officials said.

The boat, which was on a day trip to the popular Tortuga (Turtle) Island, sank completely about 9 miles off the country's central Pacific Coast.

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