Muriel Welch May 30, 2018

A man’s body was found in the Patapsco River on Tuesday, days after flooding devastated Ellicott City and the surrounding region, according to Howard County Police.

The body of an adult male was found by searchers in the Patapsco River just across the Baltimore County line, Howard County Police posted on Twitter.

Police said the man’s identity was not immediately available.

At least one man went missing in Ellicott City’s floods on Sunday. Sgt. Eddison Hermond, 39, was washed away in floodwaters after trying to rescue Kate Bowman, a local shop owner, Bowman told The Sun. The Severn man, a member of the Maryland National Guard, was last seen Sunday at 5:20 p.m. near La Palapa restaurant on Main Street, Howard County police said.

This story will be updated.

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