SCOTT COUNTY, AR – The sheriff of Scott County has been found dead and a game warden is still missing in flash floods early this morning.

That’s according to the Arkansas Department of Emergency Management.

The body of Sheriff Cody Carpenter was found shortly after eight o’clock at Y City. The missing warden is identified as Joel Campora.

The National Weather Service reported at 2:30 this morning that there was flash flooding in Waldron.

The NWS report stated that water was over many roads in the county and some residents were trapped in their homes and needed to be rescued.