A search in Georgia for a missing 4-year-old autistic boy ended Tuesday (April 12) morning in tragedy. The police recovered Kyuss Williams’ body from a pond in DeKalb County, Atlanta station WSB reports.
The DeKalb County Police Department said Kyuss wandered away Monday (April 11) around 6:30 p.m. from a home that his family was visiting in Stone Mountain. After an unsuccessful search for him, the boy’s family contacted the police.
A neighbor told Atlanta station WAGA that the police searched the pond after surveillance video from a nearby convenience store showed Kyuss headed in that direction. The search team recovered the child’s body at about 2:30 a.m.
"They've been looking for this baby since earlier yesterday, and for them to just find this baby like 2:30 in the morning it's downright wrong. I don't understand," neighbor Delores Watson stated. "I can just pray for the parents."
According to Atlanta station WGCL, the police believe Kyuss drowned and do not suspect foul play. However, the investigation is ongoing.