Archive for Tuesday, June 23, 1992


June 23, 1992


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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