Body of drowning victim in Fort Gibson Lake identified

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MAYES COUNTY, Okla. — Crews found the body of a Tulsa man who drowned in Fort Gibson Lake Saturday night.

David Walton, 45, was reported missing at 4:45 p.m. His body was found at 11:06 p.m.

Officials say Walton jumped off a stationary pontoon boat while it was tied to several others. After he jumped into the water, he never came back up.

David Walton’s body was transported to Shipman Funeral Home in Pryor, Okla.

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