Now they can have closure — all because of a startling discovery made while browsing Google Earth.
according to CNN affiliate WPTV. Shortly afterward, he was seen leaving the bar, alone and getting in his vehicle. He reportedly did not appear intoxicated, according to WPTV.
That night 22 years ago was the last time anyone would see him alive.
according to the Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Office. In the images from Google Earth, you can see what appears to be a car in a retention pond that is flanked by homes.
The former resident, who was not identified by police, then contacted a current resident that lives adjacent from the submerged object.
“The current resident activated his personal drone and confirmed what the previous resident saw and immediately contacted PBSO,” police said.
The object spotted turned out to be a vehicle that “was heavily calcified,” and after removing it from the pond, police discovered skeletal remains inside.
The remains were transported to the Medical Examiner’s Office for processing, and on Tuesday, they were positively identified as Moldt.