Sunrise Beach Woman Dead Following Medical Issue At Lake of the Ozarks

Missouri Highway Patrol’s water patrol division is investigating a drowning incident at the Lake of the Ozarks on Monday.

The Missouri State Highway Patrol reported that at approximately 1:40 p.m., 78-year-old Nina Rhodes of Sunrise Beach was engaged in lowering a boat into the lake at the Shawnee Bend Access using a Jeep Grand Cherokee.

While attempting to remove the trailer from the water, Rhodes experienced an unforeseen medical issue, leading to the Jeep re-entering the water with her inside.

Rhodes was declared deceased around 2:40 Monday afternoon.