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Tenkiller drowning victim identified

Tuesday, June 15, 2021 - The identity of a man who drowned Saturday at Lake Tenkiller has been released..

The body of Justin Colby Morgan, 37, of Gore was discovered about 4:30 p.m. Saturday at Stray Horn Cove, three miles southeast of Paradise Hill in Sequoyah County.

Morgan had been swimming with other people in shallow water on the north bank of Stray Horn Cove, but when they began to board the boat, they noticed Morgan was missing. They began to search and found him on the other side of the boat, underwater.

The Oklahoma Highway Patrol, Sequoyah County Sheriff's Office and Pafford EMS responded to the scene.

Laura Brown, KXMX Staff Writer

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