Join CafeMom Today! Autism Amber Alert: ***FOUND*** Missing with Autism: John Burton Jr. (Aurora, IN)
AMBER Alerts are distributed via commercial radio stations, satellite radio, television stations, and cable TV by the Emergency Alert System and NOAA Weather Radio for child abductions only! Children with an Autism Spectrum Disorder are NOT included in the criteria for issuing an Amber Alert. This really needs to change.

Monday, June 13, 2011

***FOUND*** Missing with Autism: John Burton Jr. (Aurora, IN)

So hoped for a different outcome here.

Missing Indiana boy's body found | |

AURORA, Ind. – The body of a 7-year-old autistic boy whose family had moved into a new house in Aurora Saturday was found in a creek Monday morning, according to Aurora police.

Indiana conservation officers found the body of John Burton Jr. in a creek about a quarter of a mile from Aurora City Park. He was reported missing about noon Sunday after being last seen playing with his dog outside his home. A search began Sunday and resumed briefly Monday.

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