Stockton Lake claims second fatality for the year

News
This is an archived article and the information in the article may be outdated. Please look at the time stamp on the story to see when it was last updated.

GREASER CREEK, Mo. — A young man who was trying to take advantage of the nice weather, died Saturday afternoon in a drowning accident.

Stanley Kleeman, 20, of Golden City, Mo., was trying to untie a canoe from a tree in Stockton Lake when it capsized.

There was another person in the canoe with Kleeman, who was able to swim ashore when the boat flipped.  However, the man never resurfaced.

First responders found his body 20 yards from the shore.  Kleeman was pronounced dead at the scene.

It was the second drowning fatality on Stockton Lake this year.

Copyright 2021 Nexstar Media Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.

Trending Stories

Latest

More News

Digital First

More digital first