Man drowns in Kansas City lake

KANSAS CITY, Kansas  – Authorities say a Kansas City, Kan., man drowned in a city lake.

Kansas City, Kan., authorities identified the victim of Sunday’s drowning as 58-year-old Alvino R. Piersey.

He was in Big 11 Lake Sunday evening when he went under water and did not resurface.

Piersey’s body was recovered a short time after rescue swimmers entered the water. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language, racial slurs or consistent name calling will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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