Man's body recovered after drowning at Blue Spring on North Fork River

The body of a Howell County man who drowned in the North Fork of the White River Sept. 4 has been recovered, according to Missouri State Highway Patrol pubic information officer Sgt. Eddie Young.

Ryan McGee, 21, of Moody, was last seen at the fishing access south of the bridge at Hammond/North Fork Recreation Area’s Blue Spring at approximately 4 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 4.

McGee was seen going under water, and he never resurfaced, Young said.

At 7:44 a.m., Missouri State Highway Patrol Cpl. J. R. Roberts, advised recovery has been made of the body. 

Troop G officers on scene:  Msgt B D Foster (1303), Cpl.  L B Monahan (1304), Cpl. J R Roberts (1295) and Cpl. C P Chatman (657).

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