Body of missing 6-year old autistic boy found in pond near his home

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YOUNGSVILLE, La. (KLFY) – Youngsville Police Chief Rickey Boudreaux has reported that the body of missing 6-year old Autistic boy, Keaton Jones, was recovered in a pond located near his home.

The boy was last seen at home in the Fortune Hills Subdivision around 1:00 p.m. Sunday.

His family began the search for him with help from neighbors according to Boudreaux. He says his office was contacted around 1:45 p.m. when the child was not found by the parents.

Police continue to investigate the incident but had said earlier that it didn’t appear the boy had been abducted.

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