Friday, June 23, 2017

Teen drowns in Stockton Lake

STOCKTON, Mo. -- The Missouri Highway Patrol confirms officers recovered the body of a teenager who drowned in Stockton Lake.

The boy, 14, was swimming at Ruark Bluff Beach. That is southeast of Stockton. Troopers say the teen went under the water around 6:30 p.m. Friday evening and never resurfaced.

His body was found shortly before 10 p.m. His name isn't being released until family is notified.

Mid America Live News will update this when more information is made available to us from the Missouri State Highway Patrol.