Dexter, Mo. woman drowns in St. Francis River

Dexter, Mo. woman drowns in St. Francis River
It happened around 6:15 p.m. (Source: Pixabay/stock image)

BUTLER COUNTY, Mo. (KFVS) - Missouri State Highway Patrol officials reported a drowning in Butler County on July 7.

According to officials it happened around 6:15 p.m. while the woman was swimming in the Saint Francis River.

Barbara R. Reese, 52 of Dexter, Mo., was pronounced dead at the scene by Butler County Coroner Any Moore around 7:49 p.m.

Troop E reported that this is the second drowning for 2019 in their service area.

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