Missing Ronald man found dead in snow

ELLENSBURG — The Kittitas County sheriff’s office says a couple out for a walk Tuesday found a 76-year-old Ronald man who apparently had walked away from his home the night before.

Robert Fossatti was lying in the snow. He was taken to an Ellensburg hospital where he died of exposure to the cold.

The Daily Record reported that he reportedly suffered from dementia and other ailments and recently had an episode of sleep walking.

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