Florida fugitive drowns on Current River north of Doniphan

A Florida fugitive drowned on the Current River over the weekend.
Published: Jun. 6, 2022 at 5:18 AM CDT
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RIPLEY COUNTY, Mo. (KFVS) - A Florida man wanted in Florida on murder charges drowned on the Current River north of Doniphan.

According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol, 22-year-old Sherron McCombs was swimming at a float camp 4 miles north of Doniphan around 3 p.m. Sunday, June 5.

The report states he began to panic, went under the water and didn’t resurface.

McCombs was pronounced dead at the scene by the Ripley County coroner.

The highway patrol confirmed McCombs was a fugitive. He was wanted in Florida on charges including murder in connection with two shootings.

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