Non-verbal 9-year-old with autism found dead after abduction from Florida Home Depot, police say

Alejandro Ripley

Alejandro Ripley

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MIAMI, Fla. — A boy with autism was found dead after he was allegedly abducted in Miami, according to the Florida Department of Law Enforcement.

Police say 9-year-old Alejandro Ripley was last seen in the area of Southwest 158th Avenue and Kendall Drive on Thursday.

WMBF reports the non-verbal boy was taken from a Home Depot.

Ripley was reportedly abducted by two unknown men in a light blue four-door sedan, according to police.

“The Florida Amber Alert for Alejandro Ripley has been canceled,” FDLE said in a tweet Friday. “We are very sad to report that the child was found deceased.”

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