Man drowns at Tarsney Lake in Jackson County; MSHP recovers body

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KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Officials say a man has drowned Friday night at Tarnsey Lake in eastern Jackson County.

Around 7:30 p.m., the Jackson County Sheriff’s Office requested assistance from the Missouri State Highway Patrol in recovering a missing swimmer.

Around 9 p.m. the highway patrol’s marine operations troopers, assisted by Jackson County deputies, recovered the man’s body.

The victim has been identified as Joshua Cameron, 44, of Independence, MO.

Cameron dove into the lake, resurfaced and then dove back down and did not resurface.

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