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Missouri boy, 8, drowns in farm pond

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.

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