Body of duck hunter recovered from Kansas lake
01/02/2014 7:18 AM
01/02/2014 7:19 AM
The body of a Fort Riley soldier who disappeared while duck hunting on Christmas Eve has been recovered from a Kansas lake.
The Geary County Sheriff's office says 31-year-old Thomas Hedrick's body was retrieved Wednesday from Milford Lake.
The sheriff's office says Hedrick became stranded on ice on the lake while trying to retrieve a duck he shot. He called for help when his makeshift boat began to sink but fell through the ice before help arrived.
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