Police ID man who drowned in Lake St. Louis Tuesday afternoon - KMOV.com

Police ID man who drowned in Lake St. Louis Tuesday afternoon

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LAKE ST. LOUIS, Mo. (KMOV.com) - Crews responded to a fatal drowning near Civic Center Drive in Lake St. Louis on Tuesday afternoon.

Antrevion Q. Townsell, 22, of Chesterfield, went into the water from the dock and began struggling when he tried to wade into deeper water, police said.  A person swam to him and tried to pull Townsell to safety but couldn’t retrieve him. Patrol said the man was not wearing a life jacket.

Lake St. Louis and Wentzville Fire units responded to the scene and the Lincoln County Dive Team was activated.

There was no information on how the drowning occurred.

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