Republic Teen Drowns at Table Rock Lake

By KOLR10 News

Published 07/04 2014 07:00PM

Updated 07/05 2014 07:14AM

STONE COUNTY, Mo. -- The Missouri State Highway Patrol reports that a teen from Republic is dead after drowning at Table Rock Lake. 

The accident happened at Point 12 of the lake just before 10:30 a.m. Friday morning. 

The Missouri State Water Patrol says Joshua A. Wahington, 18, entered the water to assist others and did not resurface. 

Wahington was pronounced dead at the scene just after noon by Stone County Assistant Coroner John Cunnyngham. 

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