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Missing Moses Lake man found dead in lake

A Moses Lake man missing since Saturday was found dead Wednesday in Moses Lake.

Police, friends and family had been searching for Robert "Bobby" Scanlan, 25, since he was reported missing on Sunday.

He had been out with friends Friday night and was last seen early Saturday walking away from a bar, police said.

Around 3:20 p.m. Wednesday, a body was spotted floating in the lake near Northshore Drive.

Moses Lake police and fire units recovered the body and positively identified Scanlan, police said.

No obvious signs of trauma were seen, but detectives are still investigating until the cause and manner of death is determined, police said.

Anyone with information about Scanlan's death can call Moses Lake police at 509-764-3887.

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