Illinois man drowns at Lake of the Ozarks

10pm headlines 8/25

CAMDEN COUNTY, Mo. (KFVS) - A 23-year-old Illinois man drowned in the Lake of the Ozarks in Camden County, Missouri over the weekend.

It happened on Saturday, August 24 just before 2 p.m. at the 33.9 mile marker.

According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol, Sean Burgess of Peoria, Ill. was seen laying on a flotation device while watching the Ozarks Shootout Race.

Sometime afterwards, the man was discovered missing.

A MSHP dive team later recovered the victim in 37 feet of water.

The next of kin was notified.

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