Body, submerged vehicle found in northeast Kansas lake

Published: Sep. 11, 2019 at 5:24 PM CDT
Email This Link
Share on Pinterest
Share on LinkedIn

Authorities identify a man whose body was found along with a submerged vehicle in a northeast Kansas lake.

The Kansas City Star reports that the Miami County Sheriff's Office and firefighters responded Wednesday morning to Hillsdale Lake after a fisherman reported seeing the body floating in the water. The body was pulled to shore, and divers found the vehicle underwater near a boat ramp.

The sheriff's office identified the man Wednesday afternoon as 63-year-old Robert Masters. The vehicle was identified as a 2001 Hyundai. The sheriff's office says while the investigation is ongoing, foul play is not suspected.


Information from: The Kansas City Star,

(Copyright 2019 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.)