JERICHO SPRINGS, Mo. | The Missouri Water Patrol says an 8-year-old southwest Missouri boy has drowned in a farm pond.
The patrol says Jonas Schwartz of Stockton drowned Thursday night in the pond in Jericho Springs.
The water patrol says Jonas and his 6-year-old brother took a boat onto the pond without their parents' permission. Jonas fell overboard and drowned while trying to swim to shore.
His body was recovered early Friday.