Man drowns while trying to swim to underwater Missouri cave

krcgtv.com - 08-16

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ANNAPOLIS (AP0 — Authorities say a man has drowned while trying to swim to an underwater cave in southeast Missouri. The Missouri State Highway Patrol reported that 35-year-old Joey Bales, of Annapolis, died Thursday in Big Creek in Iron County. The patrol said he didn't resurface after attempting to make it to the cave.