Autistic Child Found Dead Following Search In West Palm Beach
WEST PALM BEACH, FL – Boca Post (BocaPost.com) — PBSO reports that an autistic child was found lifeless in the body of water behind the residence following an exhaustive search.
According to the Palm Beach Sheriff’s Office, deputies responded to a missing autistic and non-verbal six-year-old in the 3600 block of Timberline Drive, unincorporated West Palm Beach.
The Missing person(s) protocol was immediately put into place; PBSO searches and rescue K9, helicopter, reverse 911, deputies knocking on neighbor’s doors, etc.
Sadly, after an exhaustive search, the child was discovered lifeless in a body of water behind the residence. The child was taken to a local hospital where she was pronounced dead.