STOCKTON LAKE – According to Missouri Highway Patrol water division, the drowning of a Springfield resident occurred at Stockton Lake north of Springfield over the weekend.

An incident report says, Nathan Buckhanan, 20, departed from a designated swimming area, toward a buoy.  After struggling, he went underwater, and did not resurface.

After retrieval of the body, Buckhanan was pronounced dead at 6:45 p.m. Sunday evening.