(KMOV.com) – Authorities recovered the body of a missing man in the Big River in Jefferson County Tuesday afternoon.
Police said 20-year-old Scott Doss, of Affton, went under the waterfall at Rockford Beach Park near Highway Y and Gravois in House Springs around 1:30 p.m. and did not resurface.
Crews found his body a short time later in 9 feet of water.
Firefighters tell News 4 Doss was swimming in a dangerous spot. His body was found by divers downstream from the falls.
A sign posted nearby warns swimmers of dangerous currents in that area.