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20-year-old from New London drowns in Missouri

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NEW LONDON — A 20-year-old college student from rural New London, who was known for his big smile and involvement in local high school arts and athletics, drowned over the weekend in Missouri.


Jeremy Hinkemeyer died Saturday after he jumped into the Gasconade River while camping with friends at the Wilbur Allen Conservation Area in Wright County, which is in south central Missouri.

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Carolyn Lange
A reporter for more than 30 years, Carolyn Lange covers county government and regional news with the West Central Tribune.
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