St. Louis man drowns in Meramec River

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CRAWFORD COUNTY, MO – The Missouri State Highway Patrol is investigating the drowning of a St. Louis man in the Meramec River in Crawford County Missouri Saturday.  A report says 37-year-old Devon D. Mathews was swimming in the Meramec River three miles upstream from Garrison’s Canoe Rental when he failed to resurface just after 3 p.m.

Mathews body was recovered around 4:30 p.m.

An investigation is ongoing.

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