Muskogee Man Drowns On Lake Tenkiller

Saturday, August 5th 2017, 11:56 pm
By: News On 6

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.