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SW Missouri man drowns while doing yard work

SW Missouri man drowns while doing yard work

September 1st, 2012 in News

CAPE FAIR, Mo. (AP) - A southwest Missouri man has drowned after falling into Table Rock Lake while working outside.

The Missouri State Highway Patrol has identified the victim as 64-year-old Neal W. Corpening of Galena. The patrol says he lost his balance Thursday afternoon while doing yard work near a 16-foot bluff.

The Stone County coroner pronounced him dead at the scene.