Carthage woman drowns at Table Rock Lake

Thursday, June 5, 2014

A Carthage woman, Linglong Li, drowned at Table Rock Lake just north of the Viola Marina on Tuesday.

The Missouri State Highway Patrol reports the victim was swimming and snorkeling with family and friends at the lake, about a mile north of the Viola Marina, when she went under the water and failed to surface.

The incident was reported at about 5:30 p.m. Emergency personnel from Central Crossing Fire Department, Western Taney County Fire Protection District and the Barry County Sheriff's Office responded to the scene.

Barry County Coroner pronounced the victim dead at 10 p.m. at the marina. The body was taken to Fohn Funeral Home in Cassville.

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