KANSAS CITY, Mo. — The Missouri State Highway Patrol and other area authorities recovered the body of a drowning victim at Longview Lake.
MSHP said it was notified around 9:45 a.m. Thursday of the drowning.
Sgt. Bill Lowe told KSHB 41 News a man, identified as 38-year-old Christopher Foster of Raymore, entered the water just east of the marina and did not resurface.
MSHP said Foster and one other man, went into the lake from a pontoon boat to help two children, Foster's kids, who were already in the water and had strayed a little too far.
The kids had life jackets on and were retrieved, but Foster did not come up.
Around 2 p.m., KSHB 41 News crews on the scene reported searchers had recovered Foster's body.
Kansas City, Missouri, and Lee's Summit, Missouri, rescue crews are assisting the effort.
This is a developing story. Check back for updates.