A Muskogee man drowned at Tenkiller State Park Saturday afternoon, according to the Oklahoma Highway Patrol. The OHP Marine Division investigated after Joshua D. Burch went under around 3:30 p.m. August 5 and never resurfaced.
OHP said he was swimming about 125 feet off the shoreline near Crappie Point. His body was recovered at 4:18 p.m. about 120 feet off the shoreline in 67 feet of water, an incident report states.
He was not wearing a personal floatation device, the investigating trooper said.