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Body recovered from private lake in Bollinger County

BOLLINGER COUNTY, MO (KFVS) -

A body of a Bollinger County man was recovered from a private lake near Sedgewickville on Monday evening.

According to reports from the Missouri State Highway Patrol, 55-year-old Joseph Borgschulte was swimming at a private lake on County Road 204 around 6 p.m.

Borgschulte began to struggle to stay afloat, went under water and did not resurface.

The Bollinger County Deputy Coroner pronounced the man dead at 9:19 p.m.

This marks the third drowning for the southeast region in 2015.

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