As negotiations swirl between the Florida families of two teens who disappeared at sea nine months ago, and a lawsuit hangs in the balance, the attorney for one family said new photos reveal disturbing information about the boat and what may have happened to the missing teens.
"What we knew before the boat was recovered was very little. From the photos we have now, we now know the boat was disabled before the storm hit. So we don't know whether foul play was involved or not," said Guy Rubin, who represents Pamela Cohen, the mother of missing boater Perry Cohen.
Cohen filed a lawsuit Monday requesting an emergency injunction to compel Austin Stephanos' parents and the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission to allow experts to examine the newly discovered iPhone belonging to Austin Stephanos.
In the lawsuit, he mentions that homicide or maritime crime could be at play. The iPhone was discovered on the teens' boat, missing for eight months, and discovered in a shipping lane off Bermuda by a Norwegian boat captain last month.