Man dies after falling into water at Lake of the Ozarks

3 years 3 weeks 6 days ago Thursday, May 21 2015 May 21, 2015 Thursday, May 21, 2015 9:52:00 AM CDT May 21, 2015 in News
By: James Packard, KOMU 8 Digital Producer

CAMDEN COUNTY - The Missouri State Highway Patrol said Thursday a 71-year-old Lake Ozark man died Wednesday while trying to release a fish into the Lake of the Ozarks.

Troopers said Raymond Jorsch went to a dock in Emerald Bay Cove at 12:30 a.m. to release the fish and fell in the water. Authorities said he then drowned. MSHP said Jorsch was taken to Hedges-Scott funeral home in Camdenton.

This is the second fatality at the Lake of the Ozarks this year.

 

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