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OSO, Wash. Friends and family told KING 5 Thursday 55-year-old Steve Neal died in Saturday s massive landslide that devastated a small Washington community.

Neal was a husband father and grandfather. He was a plumber who took a service call to replace a water heater at Amanda Lennick s home on East Steelhead Drive.

Neal, along with Lennick and other workers on the home who are still missing, was taken by surprise when a nearby hillside gave way and enveloped the home in a mere 3 seconds.

Lennick purchased the foreclosed property earlier in the month and didn t have hot water.

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