1 year ago by KMIZ-TV
Went missing Friday
A 30-year-old man drowned Friday afternoon at the Lake of the Ozarks.
Members of the Missouri State Highway Patrol started searching for 30-year-old Justin Byrd of Englewood, Colorado at around 4:30 Friday afternoon.
Byrd went missing in the Party Cove area near Osage Beach, which is at mile marker 4.
A MSHP trooper said that several troopers were surrounding party cove Friday evening to help with crowd control and to widen the search due to the large amount of people in the cove.
Byrd was originally from Loraine,Illinois and attended Unity High School.
A celebration of Justin’s life will be 11:00 A.M. on Friday, July 11th in the Crossing Church of Lima with Chaplain Richard Martin officiating. Visitation will be from 4:00 P.M. until 7:00 P.M on Thursday, July 10th in the Crossing Church of Lima with family receiving friends from 5:00 P.M. until 7:00 P.M. The Hunter Funeral Home is handling arrangements.
Original Story: http://www.abc17news.com/news/dive-team-searching-lake-of-the-ozarks-for-missing-man/26803242