- Associated Press - Sunday, May 28, 2017

BRANSON, Mo. (AP) - Authorities have recovered two bodies and are searching for a third person after their vehicle was overtaken by floodwaters in Branson, Missouri.

The Springfield News-Leader reports (https://sgfnow.co/2ruWvYI ) two others inside the vehicle Saturday night escaped to safety.

Branson Police Chief Stan Dobbins said the bodies of 37-year-old Antonio Finley and 17-year-old Kaliea Munn were found early Sunday. Authorities were still looking for 31-year-old Whitney McDonald.

Rescuers are searching Fall Creek and Lake Taneycomo near where the creek spills into the lake.

The flood victims were from Nashville, Arkansas. Police said they were in Branson for a basketball tournament that was being held at several sites in the city.


Information from: Springfield News-Leader, https://www.news-leader.com

Sign up for Daily Newsletters

Copyright © 2019 The Washington Times, LLC.

The Washington Times Comment Policy

The Washington Times welcomes your comments on Spot.im, our third-party provider. Please read our Comment Policy before commenting.


Click to Read More and View Comments

Click to Hide