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Published November 02, 2012, 04:21 PM

Roseau Police Find Body of Missing 8-Year-Old Boy

Roseau police have found the body of 8-year-old Joseph Lee Taylor Junior who has been missing since 6:30 Thursday night.

By: WDAZ Staff Report, WDAZ

Roseau police have found an 8-year-old missing boy dead.

Roseau police got word just after 6:30 last night that Joseph Lee Taylor Junior was missing. Authorities searched for the boy with special needs and a police officer found him in his own home in an uncovered sump pump hole. The boy was unresponsive and not breathing. He was given CPR and taken to LifeCare Medical Center in Roseau where he was later pronounced dead. Preliminary autopsy results indicate an accidental drowning. Foul play is not suspected.