STOCKTON, Mo. | The body of a missing Springfield boater has been found in Stockton Lake.
The Missouri State Water Patrol says divers discovered drowning victim George Rosales on Saturday night. The 27-year-old disappeared Friday afternoon when he went for a swim while sailing with his girlfriend and grandfather.
The boat started to move while Rosales and his girlfriend were in the water. She swam to the boat and heard Rosales calling for help.
The patrol says she grabbed a personal flotation device and jumped into the water to help. But when she made it to Rosales, he went under the water and could not be located.
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