A Kansas City man dies after a late-night drowning in McDonald County.
The Noel Marshal’s Office says the body of 23-year-old Victor Lopez of Kansas City was found in the Elk River near “Sycamore Landing” in Noel Saturday morning.
Deputies with the Marshal’s Office say they were contacted about a missing person around 12:15 Saturday morning. Information received by authorities say that Lopez tried to cross the river after consuming alcohol.
This is the first drowning of the season on Elk River.