Google Earth spots car in Florida pond — with remains of driver missing for 22 years

The discovery was made on Aug. 28 when a sharp-sighted resident of Florida's Lake Worth was looking at some satellite images of his neighborhood on the mapping program and observed a vehicle underwater in a lake near his home

Google Earth spots car in Florida pond — with remains of driver missing for 22 years
Google Earth spots car in Florida pond — with remains of driver missing for 22 years

Google Earth spots car in Florida pond — with remains of driver missing for 22 years

The left out of a man were discovered in a sunken car in Florida pond with the help of Google Earth. He was disappeared for almost two decades. The discovery was made on Aug. 28 when a sharp-sighted resident of Florida's Lake Worth was looking at some satellite images of his neighborhood on the mapping program and observed a vehicle underwater in a lake near his home, the Florida Sun Sentinel reported on Thursday.

The car was invisible from ground level, but is possible through the image from space, turned out to be a 1994 Saturn SL, cops said. “The vehicle’s exterior was heavily calcified and was obviously in the water for a significant amount of time,” the Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Office said in a statement.

Inside were skeletal remains identified as William Earl Moldt on Tuesday. Moldt, 40, was last seen on night of Nov. 7, 1997, when he called his girlfriend to say he was leaving a nightclub and would be home soon. The scene was still unknown that how Moldt’s car ended up inside the pond at the Grand Isles development which was under construction at that time when he disappeared.

He had left the club alone that night and “was not a frequent drinker took several drinks at the bar,” according to The National Missing and Unidentified Persons System. Google Earth photo captured of the area around his car's vicinity was slightly seen since 2007, according to the Charley Project, which keeps an online list of missing people.