Archive for Monday, June 22, 1992

WOMAN PRESUMED DROWNED AT PERRY

June 22, 1992

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Jefferson County officials resumed their search at 6:30 a.m. today for the body of a 20-year-old Leavenworth County woman presumed drowned at Perry Lake.

The woman reportedly fell out of a boat at about 6:30 p.m. Saturday near the Big Slough boat ramp at the lake. Jefferson County Sheriff's officers searching the lake received assistance from the county dive-rescue team, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Kansas Wildlife and Parks and the Jefferson County Ambulance Service.

They searched until 10:30 p.m. Saturday, and from 6:30 a.m. to 8:30 p.m. Sunday with the help of U.S. Coast Guard officials and volunteers.

The sheriff's office hasn't released the name of the woman.

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