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13-year-old drowns on Lake of the Ozarks

Posted: 9:44 PM, Jul 04, 2018
Updated: 2018-07-05 10:36:56-04
13-year-old drowns on Lake of the Ozarks

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — A 13-year-old boy from Illinois died Wednesday on the Lake of the Ozarks. 

Missouri State Highway Patrol Troop F reported that it received a call just after 4 p.m. to Salt Hallow Cove. The boy had jumped from a boat anchored at mile marker 21 to swim and did not resurface.

Troopers said the teen is believed to have had a medical condition and was not wearing any safety device when he jumped.

Divers with the Osage Beach Fire and Mid-County Fire Department recovered his body just before 9 p.m.