Teen Drowns While Swimming in the Nodaway River

Published 05/22 2014 09:15AM

Updated 05/23 2014 07:12AM

(SKIDMORE, Mo.) The body of a Skidmore teenager was pulled from the Nodaway River Wednesday evening.

The Nodaway County Sheriff's office said John Schneider, 19, went under while swimming and became distressed. He was unable to stay afloat.

According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol, Schneider's body was recovered about three hours after the sheriff's office responded to the call for assistance.

The drowning happened about a half mile south of Skidmore.

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