98-year-old Illinois man drowns at Lake of the Ozarks

Illinois

CAMDEN COUNTY, Mo. – A 98-year-old Illinois man drowned Friday afternoon at the Lake of the Ozarks.

Louis S. Janowski fell into the water while attempting to lean against a dock post around 1:53 p.m. He did not resurface, according to an initial Missouri State Highway Patrol report.

He was not wearing a safety device.

Janowski was pronounced dead on the scene by Camden County Medical Examiner Dee Ballard.

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