Boonville, MO Drownings, June 1972

Joplin Globe
Saturday, June 10, 1972

Drowning Victim's Body Recovered

BOONVILLE, Mo. (AP) - The body of Betty Friedrich, 13, was recovered Friday from the Missouri River seven miles west of here. Rosa Friedrich, 15, Betty's sister, drowned with Betty when the two girls apparently stepped off a dropoff while wading in the river.

Rosa's body was recovered by divers Thursday night.