Tri-State resident drowns in local pond

A Jacksonville, Ill. resident is dead Monday morning after a drowning in Lewis County, Mo. Sunday night.

The Missouri Highway Patrol reports Adam E. Mitchell was swimming in a privately-owned pond at 11926 225th Street in LaBelle, Mo. when he went underwater.

The incident happened at 8:45 p.m.

Mitchell's body was transported to the Lewis County Coroner's office. Click here to see the official report from the Missouri Highway Patrol.

Officials have not released the age of the victim.

His death is the fourth drowning in Missouri over the weekend.

Two people died in separate incidents on the Lake of the Ozarks, while another man died on Current River Saturday.