By NBC News
December 26, 2014

The body of a 4-year-old autistic boy who went missing while visiting his grandparents in South Carolina was found in a pond Friday, the local coroner’s office said. Jayden Morrison, who is non-communicative, was last seen Wednesday at his grandmother’s house in Little River near Myrtle Beach.

Hundreds of volunteers, police and rescue crews began a third day of searching for the young boy in remote areas and bodies of water before his body was found, according to the Horry County Police Department. Jayden’s mother, who is from Westchester, New York, left him in the care of his grandmother on…

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