Missing National Guardsman's Body Found in the Patapsco River

Howard County Police have confirmed that the body of Eddison Alexander Hermond, 39, who went missing during the Ellicott City flood, was found by searchers today in the Patapsco River, just across the Baltimore County line.

Hermond a member of the Maryland National Guard was was last seen Sunday, May 27 in the area of La Palapa restaurant on Main Street at approximately 5:20 p.m.

He was swept away by fast moving waters while attempting to help a woman who had escaped through a window with her cat.



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