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Body identified as missing Seattle man

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GRANT COUNTY — The body found in 2012 floating in the Columbia River near Vantage was identified Tuesday as a missing Seattle man.

Grant County Coroner Craig Morrison identified the remains as Toshio Ota, 75, ruling his cause of death as homicide from a head injury, according to prepared statement from Morrison.

Working with the Seattle Police Department, investigators used dental records to confirm the identity of the body, according to reports.

Back in August 2012, deputies recovered the remains…

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