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MIAMI (CBSMiami/AP) – A four-year-old boy with autism, who was visiting family in Jacksonville, was found dead Monday night in a retention pond, police said.

Gavin Douyon’s family authorities last saw the child around 5:30 p.m. on Monday. The Jacksonville Sheriff’s Office used a helicopter, a dive team, and a drone unit to search for the child. His body was located in the pond around 9:20 p.m., police said.

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“There’s no foul play. It appears to be a horrible accident,” Assistant Police Chief Brian Kee told news outlets.

The boy, who was nonverbal, had been playing outside with family members when he wandered off, Key said.

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The family, who is from New York, was visiting relatives for the Memorial Day weekend, authorities said.

He’s the second child with autism to die in a retention pond recently.

On April 25, five-year-old Mohamad Nour was found in a pond after his family reported him missing, news outlets reported.

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