July 5, 2013 6:26 PM

Bodies of two drowning victims are found in Smithville Lake

Witnesses said Gregory Weese, of Plattsburg, and John Butts, of Smithville, had been wading along a submerged road about 5:30 p.m. Thursday. One of the men either slipped off the underwater road or fell into a hole, according to the Highway Patrol, and the other man tried to help. Both disappeared in the water.

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