MIAMI COUNTY — Law enforcement authorities have identified a teenager who drowned in a swimming accident Friday at a northeast Kansas lake.
The Miami County Sheriff’s Office says in a media release that 17-year-old Om Kee, of Kansas City, Missouri, drowned at Hillsdale Lake.
Just after 3p.m. Friday, witnesses reported that Kee was swimming at the lake’s swim beach and appeared to be tired before he disappeared under the water.
Rescue teams recovered his body about two hours later. The lake is south of the Kansas City area.