St. Louis man drowns at Lake of the Ozarks

CAMDEN. MO (KPLR) – The Missouri State Highway Patrol is investigating the drowning of St. Louis man at the Lake of the Ozarks.  Authorities say 53-year-old John Russo was found face down in the lake Monday morning by a family member around 9:45 am near a dock on the Big Niangua Arm of the lake.

Russo’s death marks the second drowning at the lake for the month of May and the 3rd for the year.