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Published July 04, 2012, 03:55 PM

Young autistic boy found dead in retention pond

(WDAY TV) -- A missing autistic 5-year-old Madison boy has been found dead in a retention pond.

By: WDAY Staff Reports, WDAY

(WDAY TV) -- A missing autistic 5-year-old Madison boy has been found dead in a retention pond.

The body of Jeremiah Conn was found Tuesday evening. A 911 caller reported seeing Jeremiah around the unfenced pond. Police found his shoes near the edge of the pond and his body was found in the pond.

His death has been ruled an accidental drowning.

About 240 miles away, a second autistic 5-year-old boy was found after he also disappeared. Scott Meyer was found along the Mississippi River, in good condition, with a few bug bites.

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