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KPD Investigating Drowning at Forest Lake

Kirksville Police are investigating a drowning at Forest Lake. Yesterday at approximately 1:44 PM, Adair County Central Dispatch/E911 received a call from a person on the water at Forest Lake reporting a male missing from a boat and a female being pulled into the caller’s boat from the water. Emergency responders were immediately dispatched to Forest Lake for a rescue attempt. A 67-year-old female was rescued by the bystanders. The male was reported to be 64 years old. After initial investigation, it appears the two were swimming off of a boat they were on. As of yesterday’s press release from KPD, the man not been recovered. Water rescue personnel have been actively searching for the man.