Missing Moses Lake man's dog found dead

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EPHRATA, Wash. (AP) -- The dog owned by a missing Moses Lake man was found Sunday floating in Potholes Reservoir.

The Grant County sheriff's office says a friend of 64-year-old Dan Toya was walking along Samson's Beach when he saw the body of the golden retriever in the water. A microchip scan confirmed in was Toya's dog, Molly.

Toya has been missing since Dec. 23 after taking his dog to a veterinarian. Officials believe he was taking his dog for a walk at Samson's Beach when he disappeared. No other signs of him have been found in searches over the past three months.