UPDATE: June 5,2021: The Missouri Highway Patrol has identified the swimmer as 44 year-old Joshua R. Cameron of Independence. He reportedly dove into the lake, resurfaced, and then dove back down and did not resurface.
A man in his 20s drowned Friday night at a Jackson County lake, according to the Missouri State Highway Patrol.
MSHP said in a tweet Friday night that just before 7:30 p.m. Jackson County Sheriff's Office requested assistance at Tarsney Lake on Beach and Hillside drives to locate the individual. He was found around 9 p.m.
At 7:26PM @JCSheriffOffice requested assistance w/ a missing swimmer at Tarsney Lake on Beach Dr & Hillside Dr. in Jackson Co.— MSHP Troop A (@MSHPTrooperA) June 5, 2021
Marine Operations Troopers are on scene & recovery efforts are ongoing. pic.twitter.com/CKW3bGqrd1
Marine Operations Troopers were on scene, and neighboring first responders from Lotawana Fire and Prairie Township assisted in the search and recovery efforts.
This is a developing story. Check back for updates.