Florida Man Drowns in Current River
A Florida man drowned while swimming in the Current River on Sunday afternoon.
According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol, 22-year-old Sherron D. McCombs of Tampa, Florida, was swimming in the Current River at a float camp four miles north of Doniphan, around 3 p.m. when he panicked, submerged and did not resurface.
McCombs was pronounced dead at 4:10 p.m. by Ripley County Coroner Mike Jackson. The body was taken to Edwards Funeral Home in Doniphan.
There were a total of eight Troopers on scene.
This was Troop E's second drowning for 2022.
Doniphan is about 10 miles from the Arkansas border.