Authorities find body of missing 5-year-old boy with autism in pond

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. — Authorities have recovered the body of missing 5-year-old Andrew Khyang in a pond nearby his home.

IMPD and IFD  were searching for a 5-year-old boy missing from the 600 block of Meadows Edge lane since just after 1:30 p.m.

Andrew Khyang was last seen at 1 p.m. near Deer Field Village, which is three blocks north of Perry Meridian High School.

He was autistic and unable to respond verbally.

Police said he managed to get out of his house and walked to the backyard of a neighbor’s home and into the pond.

Crews did a sweep of 3 retention ponds in area.

Andrew was last seen wearing a long sleeve hooded shirt with gray stripes, blue jeans and no shoes. He was known to love water and playgrounds.