Island Escape - May 26, 2006
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Island Escape Passenger, May 26, 2006
Time of Death 1:00
Micki Kanesaki, 52, from California and her ex-husband California attorney Lonnie Loren Kocontes, 48, were passengers on the Royal Caribbean Cruises cruise ship Island Escape exploring the Mediterranean on May 26, 2006. Micki mysteriously went missing on board at about 1:00am on Thursday May 26, 2006, between Sicily and Naples.
According to passengers onboard, who spoke to a UK newspaper, they were awaken by the public address system calling for the woman. The passengers were asked to participate in a search aboard to locate her.
Her body was later found floating at sea.
The FBI and the American consulate were notified. A spokeswoman for the FBI in Los Angeles, said the investigation into the cause of the death is continuing and that FBI agents were working with Italian police and State Department officials in Rome.
This case has been investigated by Cruise Bruise since the day she went overboard in 2006. The full case details and investigation, can be found on Cruise Bruise.