Gravois Man Drowns In Truman Lake Last Monday


A Gravois Mills man is dead after drowning in Truman Lake in Benton County. According to the Missouri Highway Patrol, the event happened around 7:30 Monday night, February 26, when 31-year-old Sylker Lewis waded into the lake to retrieve a snagged net near Shawnee Bend. Lewis went under the water and did not resurface. He was pronounced dead at the scene.