Man drowns early Saturday morning while swimming with friends in Longview Lake

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Kansas City police say one man drowned early Saturday morning in Longview Lake.

Authorities said the man was swimming with friends when he struggled in the water. His body was recovered near the southwest side of the lake around 2 a.m.

Police later identified the victim as 26-year-old Brett Baslee, of Kansas City, Mo.

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