Missing Kentucky police officer found dead
An autopsy is scheduled to be performed Saturday.
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) -- Kentucky State Police say a missing police officer was found dead in a flooded field.
According to police, Hickman City Police Officer Rodney Smith was found Saturday around 5 a.m. in Hickman, which is in southwestern Kentucky near Tennessee.
Officials were first notified Friday around 9 p.m. that Smith had been missing.
Authorities say Smith's police cruiser was also located.
He was pronounced dead by the Fulton County Coroner. An autopsy is scheduled to be performed Saturday.
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