Man drowns in Lake Murray

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LAKE MURRAY, Okla. (KXII) - Oklahoma Highway Patrol troopers said a man drowned in Carter County.

Troopers identified the victim as Stephen Maxwell of Ardmore.

They said the 34-year-old jumped off the swim deck of a boat yesterday in Lake Murray around 7:45 p.m. and struggled to swim.

Troopers said witnesses tried to save him, but failed.

OHP recovered his body around 8 Sunday morning in the area near Group Camp 2.