Butler County Times Gazette
  • Emergency crews recover body of Wichita man from El Dorado Lake

  • Emergency crews recovered the body of a Wichita man from El Dorado Lake a little after 6 p.m. Friday.
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  • Emergency crews recovered the body of a Wichita man from El Dorado Lake a little after 6 p.m. Friday.
    Crews responded to the report of a missing 29-year-old man at about 4 p.m. Friday at Goose Cove Campground near Bluestem Point.
    According to Butler County Sheriff Kelly Herzet the man was at the lake with his family and his boss's family when he went into the water to retrieve a boat that had drifted away. He was not wearing a life jacket and was said not to be an experienced swimmer.
    His name has not been released. He is survived by his wife and three children.

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