The body of 51-year-old Joe Bartholomew was recovered Monday afternoon near the place he went missing, at the 13.5 mile marker of the Big Niangua arm at the Lake of the Ozarks.
re looking for a 51-year-old man, who they presume drowned at the Lake of the Ozarks.
The Missouri State Highway Patrol said Joe Bartholomew of Camdenton was last seen fishing off a private dock at the 13.5 mile marker of the Big Niangua arm at the lake.
The report was taken at about 11:30 a.m. Sunday.
Rescuers canvased the area in and around the water with negative results.
A report on the partol's website said they believe Bartholomew drowned but they are continuing to investigating and said dive operations will continue.