If oxygen does run out, forensic experts explained what could happen to their bodies if found in an intact vessel.
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The missing Titan submersible with five people on board has likely run out of oxygen, making any prospect of a rescue even slimmer.
The submersible went missing on Sunday during a dive to the Titanic shipwreck at the bottom of the Atlantic Ocean.
On Monday, the US Coast Guard estimated that there was 70 to 96 hours of breathable air on the sub when it took off.
The US Coast Guard told Insider that it will keep looking for the submersible through Thursday.
In general, the higher the temperature, the faster the body will decompose, and without oxygen, bacteria can't thrive, she said. »