9-year-old boy with autism found dead hours after mom said he was abducted

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MIAMI (AP) — A 9-year-old boy with autism has been found dead hours after his mother told police he was abducted by two men who “ambushed" her during a late-night drive south of Miami, the Florida Department of Law Enforcement confirmed Friday.An Amber Alert that had been issued for Alejandro Ripley was canceled on Friday morning. News outlets reported a body was pulled from a canal near the Miccosukee Golf & Country Club, about 4 miles (6.4 kilometers) from the spot he was allegedly abducted.Miami-Dade police said the child’s mother, Patricia Ripley, 47, told investigators she driving around 9 p.m. Thursday when she noticed she was being followed by a vehicle.Ripley told investigators the driver tried to side-swipe her car, forcing her to veer...

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9-year-old boy with autism found dead hours after mom said he was abducted

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