UPDATE: MSHP finds body of missing swimmer at Lake of the Ozarks

4 weeks 9 hours 29 minutes ago Monday, May 27 2019 May 27, 2019 Monday, May 27, 2019 7:08:00 PM CDT May 27, 2019 in News
By: Lindsey Wilkerson and Aaron Custer, KOMU 8 Digital Producers
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LAKE OF THE OZARKS - Missouri Highway Patrol troopers have located the body of a swimmer who went missing Monday at Lake of the Ozarks.

Searchers said the man, identified as 27-year-old William Gordon-Price from Overland Park, Kansas, was swimming off a boat when he did not resurface.

MSHP located the swimmer's body at approximately 1:30 a.m. Tuesday, and his family has been notified.

The Patrol’s Dive Team, Osage Beach Fire Department, Mid-County Fire Department, Lake Ozark Fire Department, and Osage Beach Police Department, assisted MSHP in the search. 

During the search, divers searched approximately 60 feet below surface level near the Grand Glaize Bridge, according to MSHP Troop F.

The MSHP incident report stated this is MSHP Troop F's first boating fatality of this year.

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