Bullhead City PD: Body found in Colorado River is missing 8-year-old autistic boy

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Bullhead City authorities say a body found in the Colorado River is that of an 8-year-old autistic boy, who was reported missing Saturday morning.

Jeremy Duncan was last seen at 8 a.m. Saturday in Bullhead City.

According to Bullhead City's Facebook page, a body of a male juvenile matching the description of Jeremy Duncan was located on the Colorado River, just south of Rotary Park.

Bullhead City police said on Sunday morning, a person in a kayak found the body near the Palo Verde Marina. 

That's when Bullhead City police's dive and boat teams responded to confirm and recover Duncan's body. 

Duncan was last seen wearing neon yellow shorts, no shirt and no shoes. 

His family says he was autistic and non-verbal.

There were concerns about Saturday's extremely high temperatures, especially since he was not wearing a shirt or shoes.

The Bullhead City Police Department and the Mohave County Sheriff’s Department are investigating the case. 

At this time, police are investigating the circumstances surrounding Duncan's death. 

If you have any information regarding the case, please contact the Bullhead City Police Department at (928) 763-1999.

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