A Murder Mystery Night Aboard A Cruise Masked A Horrific Crime Happening Just Feet Away

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On July 23, 2017, some 3,400 passengers boarded The Emerald Princess cruise ship. The vessel left Seattle for its seven-day round trip to Alaska, but it would not complete the voyage. During a murder mystery dinner event a few nights in, a real-life killing took place. The ship was then diverted to the Alaskan city of Juneau to allow an F.B.I. investigation to take place.