William Earl Moldt


Moldt, circa 1997; Satellite photo of Moldt's car

  • Missing Since 11/07/1997
  • Missing From Lantana, Florida
  • Classification Missing
  • Sex Male
  • Race White
  • Age 40 years old
  • Distinguishing Characteristics Caucasian male.

Details of Disappearance

Moldt disappeared from Lantana, Florida on November 7, 1997. In August 2019, his body was found inside his car, which was in a lake in the 3700 block of Moon Bay Circle in the Grand Isles, a housing development in Wellington, Florida. The Grand Isles had been under construction at the time of Moldt's disappearance.

Amazingly, a vehicle had been plainly visible on a Google Earth satellite photo of the area since 2007, but apparently no one had noticed it until 2019, when a property surveyor saw the car while looking at Google Earth. An image of the satellite photo is posted with this case summary.

Investigating Agency

  • Palm Beach County Sheriff's Office 800-458-8477

Updated 3 times since October 12, 2004. Last updated September 10, 2019; case resolved.