Body recovered after man doesn’t resurface at Longview Lake in Kansas City

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KANSAS CITY, Mo. — The Missouri State Highway Patrol said crews have recovered the body of Christopher Foster, 38, from Raymore after he jumped from a boat and didn’t resurface at Longview Lake.

The highway patrol and Kansas City Fire Department were called to the lake around 9:45 a.m. Thursday in response to a drowning. Multiple other agencies assisted in the search.

Officials said a group was on a pontoon boat when Foster and another person jumped into the water to help two children. Foster didn’t resurface. The children were in lifejackets, and the other person was able to assist the kids.

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