Crew finds body of girl missing in boat crash

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A four-day search of waterways near St. Bernard Parish came to a tragic conclusion Tuesday morning as rescue crews discovered the body of a 12-year-old Mandeville girl who had been missing since a weekend boat crash.

Officials began bracing for a grim discovery when rescuers were unable to find Samantha Vinturella in the immediate aftermath of the Saturday evening collision between two vessels.

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