Missing autistic boy found dead
PETALING JAYA - A six-year-old autistic boy who was reported missing yesterday at Idaman Apartment here was found dead.
The body of Zayn Rayyan Abdul Matiin was found nect to a nearby river located about 200 metres from the apartment at 10pm by a group of residents who conducted a search operation around the residential area with the police.
District police chief Assistant Commissioner Mohd Fakhrudin Abdul Hamid confirmed the findings.
"I cannot comment futher because we just found the victim and we are scouring the location where the body was found," he said when met at the scene.
At press time, the police are waiting for the forensics team to arrive at the scene and the body would be taken to Sungai Buloh hospital for post-mortem.
Zayn was last seen at noon at Block R Apartment Idaman Jalan PJU 10/1 Damansara Damai, Petaling Jaya on Tuesday. The police report on his disappearance was lodged at 6.36pm the same day.