Man Drowns in Sikeston Lake

8 years 5 months 4 weeks ago Saturday, October 08 2011 Oct 8, 2011 Saturday, October 08, 2011 5:49:09 AM CDT October 08, 2011 in News
By: Stacey Welsh

SIKESTON - Johnny Taylor, 20, died after drowning in a lake at Sikeston Sports Complex. Rescue workers responded to the scene at approximately 11 p.m. Thursday. The Sikeston resident went under water, and he failed to resurface. According to the Water Patrol Division of the Missouri State Highway Patrol, rescue workers pronounced Taylor dead at the scene.

The Scott County Coroner then transported his body. Taylor was not in a vehicle at the time of the drowning. He entered the lake on foot.

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