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5-year-old boy with autism found dead in waterway near home

Dahud Jolicoeur found in waterway about block away from home, deputies say
Dahud Jolicoeur
Posted at 5:55 PM, Sep 10, 2022
and last updated 2022-09-11 08:35:31-04

PALM BEACH COUNTY, Fla. — A 5-year-old boy who was reported missing has been found dead near Royal Palm Beach.

Dahud Jolicoeur was found dead in a waterway about a block away from his home on Wood Glen Circle, Palm Beach County Sheriff's Office spokeswoman Teri Barbera said Saturday night.

She said the boy had autism, was non-verbal and couldn't swim.

Deputies searched the area and nearby bodies of water for Dahud, who disappeared about 5 p.m. His body was found several hours later.