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Body of missing Waterford teen with autism found

August 10, 2018 09:44 AM

WATERFORD - The body of a missing Waterford teen with autism has been found.

Investigators say 14-year-old Anthony Blaauboer's body was found around 5:45 p.m. Thursday, about 200 feet downstream from where his clothes were found.

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The body was in about seven feet of water.

Around 80 volunteers had been searching for him.

When asked about foul play, investigators say they aren't ruling anything out. They are waiting for an autopsy to rule on cause of death.

The Village of Waterford Tweeted a link to raise money for the Blaauboer family. "It’s so hard to know what to do in a time like this, and nothing really makes it better. But we can make things just the slightest bit easier for Anthony’s family during this time."

WEB EXTRA: Waterford Police press conference after missing teen's body was found

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Karen Tararache

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