The Missouri State Highway Patrol reports a drowning in the Big River in Jefferson County Tuesday.

Joseph A. Forrester, 23, of Fenton, Missouri drowned around 5:30 p.m. May 22, 2018. According to the MSHP incident report, he jumped into the river from Cedar Hill Bridge without a lifejacket. As he floated downstream, he became tired and went under the water. 

Forrester was recovered and brought to the shore by another swimmer.