MSHP Water Patrol

LAKE OF THE OZARKS, Missouri- A 51 year-old man drowned in Little Buffalo Cove at the Lake of the Ozarks on Tuesday according to the Missouri Highway Patrol.

Jerrold Wilson, a Stover resident, was transported to Kidwell Garber Funeral Home in Versailles after being declared deceased at the scene. Next of kin has been notified.

Wilson was discovered floating face down between the dock and the shoreline after the report of a body in the water was recieved by the patrol.

This was the 11th drowning investigated by Troop F in 2017.

Trooper Bledsoe responded at 10:54 a.m.