Two 20-year-old music fans who attended last month's Rocklahoma festival in Pryor, Oklahoma have been found dead in a vehicle in Lake Eufaula.The bodies of Cody Parrick and Ben Babar were recovered Sunday night (June 7) from a car submerged at the Onapa boat ramp in McIntosh County. According to the Oklahoma Highway Patrol, troopers were notified around 7:30 p.m. of a submerged vehicle at the Onapa boat ramp in McIntosh County. It does not appear that foul play is involved at this point and investigators believe the deaths were accidental, though the investigation is ongoing. A statement from the Oklahoma Highway Patrol confirmed that "two male subjects inside [the vehicle] have been identified as the two missing subjects from Rocklahoma." Cody Parrick and Ben Babar were last seen on May 23 when they were supposed to leave the event for work but never made it. They were also seen the previous night at a leather store in Weleetka. Babar's uncle told Fox23.com that the two were driving a silver 2005 Pontiac Montana minivan. Rob Zombie, who didn't perform at this year's Rocklahoma, wrote on his Facebook page: "For all of you who have been asking about Cody and Ben, we have some horrible news. Everyone's worst fears have come true. "I never met Ben, but talked to Cody at one of our shows about his movie ideas. Most of which were really crazy and really great. He was a really funny kid and I'm sure a true joy for the people who knew him. Our hearts go out to their families." Due to the inclement weather, the organizers of Rocklahoma festival canceled several performances scheduled for May 23, including those by LINKIN PARK, VOLBEAT and IN FLAMES. Tornadic storms with heavy rainfall pushing through eastern Oklahoma caused widespread flash flooding in the area. There were an estimated 30,000 people attending the festivities on each day of the three-day event. This year's Rocklahoma was scheduled to feature about 80 current and classic rock acts, including TESLA, GODSMACK, SLAYER, BREAKING BENJAMIN, PAPA ROACH, HALESTORM, QUEENSRŸCHE and ANTHRAX.
To comment on a BLABBERMOUTH.NET story or review, you must be logged in to an active personal account on Facebook. Once you're logged in, you will be able to comment. User comments or postings do not reflect the viewpoint of BLABBERMOUTH.NET and BLABBERMOUTH.NET does not endorse, or guarantee the accuracy of, any user comment. To report spam or any abusive, obscene, defamatory, racist, homophobic or threatening comments, or anything that may violate any applicable laws, use the "Report to Facebook" and "Mark as spam" links that appear next to the comments themselves. To do so, click the downward arrow on the top-right corner of the Facebook comment (the arrow is invisible until you roll over it) and select the appropriate action. You can also send an e-mail to blabbermouthinbox(@)gmail.com with pertinent details. BLABBERMOUTH.NET reserves the right to "hide" comments that may be considered offensive, illegal or inappropriate and to "ban" users that violate the site's Terms Of Service. Hidden comments will still appear to the user and to the user's Facebook friends. If a new comment is published from a "banned" user or contains a blacklisted word, this comment will automatically have limited visibility (the "banned" user's comments will only be visible to the user and the user's Facebook friends).