Student drowns at Mozingo Lake near Maryville

Drowning Graphic

Maryville Public Safety and University Police officers responded at approximately 8:00 p.m. Monday to a report of a missing student at Mozingo Lake Recreation Park. 

Maryville Public Safety and Northwest Missouri State University have confirmed that a student attending the Missouri Academy of Science, Mathematics, and Computing has drowned.

Officers identified the victim as Jae Won Lee, 16, a first-year student at the Missouri Academy from Seoul, South Korea whose body was recovered at about 9:30 p.m.

The death is under investigation by the Nodaway County coroner’s office, Maryville Public Safety and University Police. No foul play is suspected at this time.

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