UPDATE: 4 a.m. October 31 – The body of a Gladstone man, Cole T. Bradley, 24, was identified by authorities.
Witnesses say Bradley tried to swim to a fountain in Swan Lake, and did not re-surface after going under water.
COLUMBIA, Mo. – The Columbia Fire Department recovered the body of a man who jumped in a lake Saturday afternoon.
The fire department was called for a water rescue just before 4:00 yesterday, in a lake behind the Las Margaritas Restaurant on Southampton Drive. A boat and sonar was used to locate the body around 6:00 in the evening.
The name of the victim is not being released, as an investigation into the death is on-going.