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Man drowned on Rinquelin Trail Lake Sunday

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A Missouri man died Sunday after drowning on Rinquelin Trail Lake in Maries County. Official reports said around 5:09 p.m 77-year-old Paul W. Becker fell overboard and didn't surface.

Jerome Frey was driving the boat at the time of the incident, and there was no damage to the boat.

The report said the boat was drifting when the drowning occurred

Becker was transported by Dixon ambulance to the Long-Kloeppel Funeral Home.

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Zola Crowder joined the ABC 17 News team as a multimedia journalist in June 2020 after graduating from the University of Missouri with a broadcast journalism degree. Before reporting at ABC 17, Zola was a reporter at KOMU where she learned to cover politics, crime, education, economics and more.


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