Student from South Korea drowns near Maryville

3 years 6 months 3 weeks ago Tuesday, August 02 2016 Aug 2, 2016 Tuesday, August 02, 2016 2:33:58 PM CDT August 02, 2016 in News
By: The Associated Press

 

MARYVILLE (AP) — A 16-year-old student from Seoul, South Korea, has drowned at the Mozingo Lake Recreation Park in northwest Missouri.

Maryville public officials say Jae Won Lee, a first-year student at the Missouri Academy, drowned Monday night in the city-owned reservoir east of Maryville.

The Maryville Daily Forum reports officials continue to investigate the drowning but no foul play is suspected.

The Missouri Academy is a two-year residential, early-college program on the Northwest Missouri State campus. It replaces the junior and senior years of high school.

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