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Muskogee man drowns while swimming in Tenkiller Lake

The Associated Press - August 7, 2017 10:42 am

VIAN, Okla. (AP) – Authorities say a Muskogee man has drowned while swimming in Tenkiller Lake in eastern Oklahoma.
The Oklahoma Highway Patrol says 26-year-old Joshua Burch drowned about 3:30 p.m. Saturday after disappearing underwater while swimming about 125 feet from shore.
A report says Burch’s body was found about 45 minutes later in nearly 70 feet of water.
The report says Burch was not wearing a flotation device.

 

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