Alexander Co. – An autopsy is scheduled for a man who was found dead in flood waters near his home in Alexander County yesterday morning. According to a release from the Alexander Co. Sheriff’s Office, deputies received a call stating that a body was seen floating in floodwaters just off of Route 3 near Gale. When authorities arrived they found the body and identified it as that of Robert Christopher Franklin. An autopsy is scheduled for tomorrow. No further information is available at this time.