Shocking! Skeletal remains of a man missing for 22 years found in sub-merged vehicle


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A man who has been declared missing for twenty two years, has been found submerged in a vehicle. Read full story here!

A man by the name William Earl Moldt, whose skeletal remains was found in a densely populated residential area, in a submerged car right inside a retention pond. From 8 November 1997, which is almost twenty two years since this man has been declared missing, with the car close to the edge of the water, which has been plainly visible since 2007 on Google Earth satellite.

As at the time, the missing man was forty year-old, while returning from a night-out in Lantana.


Finally! The missing man was found after twenty two years of being submerged in a car, in a retention pond

According to report from local media, the police were alerted on 28 August by a local resident, who spotted the submerged car right behind his residence in Moon Bay Circle, Washington. His findings were confirmed by the police and it was disclosed that the car was calcified heavily and appeared to be right under the water for many years. His remains and the car were sent to the office of the Medical Examiner, who successfully revealed the identity of the skeletal remains as the missing person.

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The remains of the sunken car at the pond in Florida, with the missing man submerged inside

From the report gotten from the National Missing and Unidentified Persons System, the missing man was last seen after leaving a nightclub without anybody accompanying him very late in the night. Although he was reported to have had many drinks at the club but didn’t appear drunk as he informed his girlfriend around 9am of his coming home.

As at the time of his unknown whereabouts, the housing development where he was found was still under construction, with retention ponds and looping, windy roads.

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Oluwaseun Adeniji is a passionate writer and a poet with special interest in writing about cars. He is a master degree holder in international conflict and management. He enjoys feeding the public with the latest auto gist and well researched car reviews. He is also a strong football lover. So, if Oluwaseun is not writing, expect him to be reading about sports.


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