Boy with autism, 6, found dead in Washington County

State police say a child with autism who had been missing in Washington County has been found dead. 

Police say New York State DEC Forest Rangers found 6-year-old Onnex Thompson-Hall dead in a pond not far from his home in the town of Easton.

Police say the drowning appears to be accidental, but their investigation continues.

The little boy was reported missing Sunday morning. Police say he wandered off near the Washington County Fairgrounds barefoot and wearing only a diaper.