Tuesday, Mar 11, 2014
Soldier's Body Recovered from Icy Lake
KANSAS -- Crews have recovered the body of a soldier from southern Illinois who fell into an icy lake.
Army Spc. Thomas Hedrick was duck hunting on Christmas Eve. He fell through the ice in north-central Kansas.
The 31-year-old Thebes native was stationed at Fort Riley, Kansas.
Weather conditions delayed recovery efforts. According to the Geary County Sheriff's Office, search crews were finally able to pull Hedrick's body from the water Wednesday afternoon.
Wind: 14 MPH
Humidity: 46 %