STROUD, Oklahoma – A Chandler man drowned in Stroud Lake while swimming Saturday afternoon.
Thirty-nine-year old Shawn Schofield was last seen swimming and diving under water at about 4 p.m. The victim went under the water and did not resurface.
The Stroud, Davenport, Chandler and Agra fire departments along with the Oklahoma Highway Patrol conducted a search of the area where Schofield was last seen.
Schofield's body was recovered about 6:30 p.m. in seven feet of water 40 feet from shore.
Family and friends reported Schofield had been drinking heavily prior to the accident.