Springfield, Mo. man drowns in creek in Dade County

NEAR GREENFIELD, Mo. -- A Springfield, Mo. man drowned while swimming in a creek in Dade County.

The incident happened four miles south Greenfield on Turnback Creek.

The Missouri Highway Patrol reports Michael L. Simmons, 28, disappeared from friends around 10:15 p.m. Saturday night. Searchers found his body 20 minutes later. He was submerged in four feet of water.