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Man Found Dead Inside Submerged Car Identified

Man found in car under water not far from popular Roza Recreation site behind Roza Diversion dam (Bureau of Reclamation)
Man found in car under water not far from popular Roza Recreation site behind Roza Diversion dam (Bureau of Reclamation)

Officials now say the man found in a car seen under water at the Roza Dam reservoir has been identified.

Around 7am Tuesday morning, Kittitas County Sheriff’s deputies got a call about the car, which was seen under water, about 300 feet downstream from the Roza Recreation Area boat launch.  The recreation area is located about 20-25 miles North of Yakima.

Officials don’t yet know how the car got there, but 51-year-old Joseph Langdon was found inside. He was retrieved from the car by the Kittitas County Dive Rescue team. The cause of death is not yet known, according to YakTriNews.com

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