Authorities recover body of man missing in Perry Lake

Authorities are searching for a man who went missing in Perry Lake. (Courtesy: KSNT)

OZAWKIE, Kan. (AP) – Authorities have recovered the body of a man who was missing in Perry Lake.

Jefferson County Sheriff Jeff Herrig says the man’s body was recovered about 10:45 a.m. Thursday. He was identified as 19-year-old Adam Perkins of the Grantville area.

The Topeka Capital-Journal reports Perkins’ disappearance was reported around 8:30 p.m. Wednesday in the Devil’s Gap section of the Slough Creek Public Use Area.

Perry Lake is about 20 miles northeast of Topeka.

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