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Archive for Tuesday, June 23, 1992

BODY STILL SOUGHT IN PERRY DROWNING

June 23, 1992

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Jefferson County officials continued searching today for the body of Amy L. Schwartz, 20, Leavenworth, who is presumed to have drowned after falling out of a boat Saturday evening at Perry Lake.

The Jefferson County Sheriff's Department resumed the search at about 6 a.m. today.

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

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