Francesco Schettino, the former captain of Costa Concordia, leaves his home in Meta Di Sorrento, near Naples, Sunday, Oct. 14, 2012. The first hearing of the trial for the Jan. 13 tragedy, where 32 people died after the luxury cruise Costa Concordia was forced to evacuate some 4,200 passengers as it hit a rock while passing too close to the Giglio Island, is taking place in Grosseto Monday. Captain Francesco Schettino, who was blamed for both the accident and for leaving the ship before the passengers, is scheduled to attend the hearing. (AP Photo/Salvatore Laporta)

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Francesco Schettino, the former captain of Costa Concordia, leaves his home in Meta Di Sorrento, near Naples, Sunday, Oct. 14, 2012. The first hearing of the trial for the Jan. 13 tragedy, where 32 people died after the luxury cruise Costa Concordia was forced to evacuate some 4,200 passengers as it hit a rock while passing too close to the Giglio Island, is taking place in Grosseto Monday. Captain Francesco Schettino, who was blamed for both the accident and for leaving the ship before the passengers, is scheduled to attend the hearing. (AP Photo/Salvatore Laporta)
Francesco Schettino, the former captain of Costa Concordia, leaves his home in Meta Di Sorrento, near Naples, Sunday, Oct. 14, 2012. The first hearing of the trial for the Jan. 13 tragedy, where 32 people died after the luxury cruise Costa Concordia was forced to evacuate some 4,200 passengers as it hit a rock while passing too close to the Giglio Island, is taking place in Grosseto Monday. Captain Francesco Schettino, who was blamed for both the accident and for leaving the ship before the passengers, is scheduled to attend the hearing. (AP Photo/Salvatore Laporta)