Andrew Glunt Obituary, Death – On Monday, a man in his 21st year died of drowning after falling through the ice of Shawnee Mission Park Lake. The lake is located in Kansas City, Kansas. According to a spokesperson for the Johnson County Parks and Recreation Department, the body of the man was recovered from the water at approximately 3:15 p.m. by emergency crews who were called out to the scene. The name of the person who passed away from drowning has not been disclosed to the general public.
Both the Lenexa Fire Department and the Overland Park Dive Team were called out to an area of the lake that is close to the dog park at approximately 10:20 in the morning. This area of the lake is in the vicinity of the dog park. It was just before 11 o’clock in the morning when rescue workers, according to a spokesperson for the department of parks and recreation, entered the water in an effort to retrieve the body of the man who had drowned.
Jeff Stewart, the executive director of the Johnson County Park and Recreation District, expressed his sadness at hearing about the tragic event and sent his thoughts and prayers to the family. “We are saddened to hear of this tragic event,” Stewart said. Our thoughts and prayers are with the family during this difficult time. The Shawnee Mission Park is described as a park that can be found at 7900 Renner Road and encompasses a total area of 1,655 acres, as stated by the parks and recreation department. In addition, the park contains a lake that is spread out over an area of 120 acres.
At the 44-acre off-leash dog area, there is access to the nearby water for the dogs. It is anticipated that the off-leash area will reopen later on this evening despite the fact that it is currently closed. This is a developing story, and we will provide updates as they become available to us. Stay tuned for more information.