Police confirm that the body of Emiliano Sala has been found
It was confirmed last night.
The body recovered from the wreckage of a plane at the bottom of the English Channel has been confirmed as Emiliano Sala.
Dorset police confirmed the news last night.
The 28-year-old footballer and the pilot of the plane were travelling from Nantes, France to Cardiff when it went missing from radar.
It has been a grueling few weeks for the two families involved, with intense searches being carried out.
Police said the families of Mr Sala and the pilot David Ibbotson have been informed.
In a statement last night, the police said that they "will continue to be supported by specially-trained family liaison officers.
"Our thoughts remain with them at this difficult time."
"HM Coroner will continue to investigate the circumstances of this death supported by Dorset Police."
In a statement, Cardiff City Football Club said:"We offer our most heartfelt sympathies and condolences to the family of Emiliano. He and David will forever remain in our thoughts."
Our hearts go out to everyone involved in this tragic event.