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Man Drowns in Stockton Lake

A man from Oronogo has drowned in Stockton Lake.

The Missouri State Highway Patrol says Stephen Courtney, 51, stepped into an area of deep water, went underwater and didn’t resurface.

The drowning occurred Wednesday afternoon just after 4:00 p.m. about a half mile north of L1, which is south of Stockton.

The patrol’s Troop D reports this is the 15th drowning in this part of the state in 2021.

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