Missing St. Louis ballerina found dead in Monroe County

| November 14, 2018
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MONROE COUNTY, Mo. — The Missouri Highway Patrol is reporting that a St. Louis ballet dancer reported missing Tuesday night was found dead Wednesday morning.

A news release from the Highway Patrol indicates that the body of Raffaella M. Stroik, 23, of St. Louis was found in Mark Twain Lake around 9:40 a.m. Wednesday.

Storik’s body was recovered just south of Mark Twain Lake State Park Highway 107 boat ramp, according to the release.

Storik had been reported missing on Tuesday. She was a dancer with the St. Louis ballet and lived in suburban St. Louis.

Further details were not provided in the release. More information will be provided as it becomes available.

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Brian Lock is the News Director for KMZU News. He is a resident of Carrollton and attended the University of Missouri - Columbia.