04 May 2023
“I have been informed that the body recovered from the wreck of the L’Ecume II has today
been confirmed as that of Michael Michieli.
“I send my thoughts, prayers and deepest sympathies to all the Michieli family, to Michael’s
many friends, and to everyone in our close-knit fishing community at what is a very
"As we continue to grieve for Michael, I hope today’s news of Michael’s body being
recovered will begin to allow some closure for those who are closest to him. As an Island
community, and as Michael returns home to Jersey where he can rest in peace, we will all
continue to support them in the weeks and months ahead.
“I would also like to take this opportunity to thank the teams involved in the recovery
operation who have found Michael and returned him to his family.“