VIAN, Okla. — Authorities say a Muskogee man has drowned while swimming in Tenkiller Lake in eastern Oklahoma.

The OHP says 26-year-old Joshua Burch drowned about 3:30 p.m. Saturday after disappearing underwater while swimming about 125 feet from shore.

A report says Burch’s body was found about 45 minutes later in nearly 70 feet of water.

The report says Burch was not wearing a flotation device.

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