Five Confirmed Fatalities Following Severe Weather; Search Continues For Two

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ARKANSAS (KFSM) -- The number of deaths related to the severe weather is at five, according to the Arkansas Department of Emergency Management.

Arkansas County had one fatality:

  • Julia Schwede, 65, was killed when a tree fell on her mobile home in DeWitt.

Carroll County had one fatality:

  • 24-year-old woman was found dead in Eureka Springs after drowning.  She was last seen tubing on Leatherback Creek. Details click here.

Cleburne County had one fatality:

  • A fire chief was killed near the Faulkner-Cleburne county line while on duty, according to Arkansas State Police. Details click here.

Washington County had two fatalities:

  • John C. Vollmar, 76, was found dead inside his car that had been submerged in floodwater. Details click here.
  • 10-year-old Springdale girl died after falling into a creek. Details click here.

Meanwhile, the search for two children in Madison County continues. Details click here.