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Missing Autistic Boy Found Dead After Five Days

After six days of searching, the tale of Maddox Ritch has ended in tragedy.Maddox, a young six-year-old nonverbal boy on the autism spectrum, was out with his father on a walk in the park on Saturday.

He and his father had spent time walking around, enjoying the lake, and watching the turtles go by.

Sometime during the day, Maddox took off running and was unable to be found again. Search party efforts were in full swing for the next several days. Read the full story here ▶