Peoria man dies in swimming incident over the weekend

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PEORIA, Ill. (WMBD) — A Peoria man has died after a swimming incident on Sunday night.

According to Missouri State Highway Patrol, 51-year-old Stephen Jones drowned at the Lake of the Ozarks.

Investigators said Jones jumped off a diving board into the water and did not come back up. He was pronounced dead by the Camden County Medical Examiner just before 8:30 p.m. that night.

The Osage Beach Police Department, Osage Beach Fire and Mid County Dive Team responded.

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