PALM BEACH, Fla. (WFLA) — A Florida boy who went missing Saturday afternoon has been found dead, according to authorities.
Dahud Jolicoeur, 5, disappeared from his home in Palm Beach County at around 5 p.m., according to WPTV.
Hours later, the Florida Department of Law Enforcement said Dahud died from a “possible drowning” early Sunday morning.
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“We extend our condolences to Dahud’s family, friends and the Palm Beach County community,” the department said.
According to the Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Office, the 5-year-old was found dead in a waterway a block from his home.
Before the boy was found, deputies said Dahud was autistic, non-verbal, and couldn’t swim.